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Julia A. (Puskarich) Mortimer

March 16, 1925 ~ August 19, 2019 (age 94)

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Julia A. Mortimer, 94, died on Monday, August 19, 2019, at Fairwinds Manor, Windfield Township, PA. 

Julia was born on Monday, March 16, 1925 in Ellsworth, PA to the late Michael and Julia Puskarich. She was a graduate of Ellsworth High School.  Julia was blind for many years and she learned to read and write Braille.  She enjoyed music, reading the talking books, movies, family get togethers, animals-especially dogs, board games and traveling in her younger years.  

Julia leaves behind to cherish her memory are her children: Diane (Roger) Chilton of Sarver, PA, Elaine Sharp of Kansas, James R. Mortimer, Jr. and Dennis E. Mortimer both of Natrona Heights, PA; 3 grandchildren: Ben (Samantha) Chilton, Rachel (Brian) Filippini and Erin (Brian) Brestensky and 4 great grandchildren: Logan, Sophia, Cailyn and ILario. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: James R. Mortimer, Sr. (5/20/2005) and 6 brothers and 5 sisters.

Private funeral arrangements are under the care of the ROBERT PETERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1521 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, PA  15065 (724-224-7730). Burial will take place at Walters Chapel Cemetery, Cheswick, PA.  For online condolences and more information please visit us at

Memorial contributions can be made to: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 279 Fisk Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15201.

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