Julia Bayer, age 83, passed away on July 2, 2014, at TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Twp. surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Julia was born January 29, 1931, in Painesville, and was a lifetime Painesville resident,
Judy began her career as a secretary for Thomas W. Harvey High School, she then met her husband and raised her family, she was extremely involved with her children's and grandchildren's activities and school events. After her family grew, Judy became an Executive Secretary to the College Presidents for 23 years at Lake Erie College, retiring in 1995.
She was a member of St. Mary Church, the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Mary, and enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles, playing the lottery, and her daily shopping trips at Giant Eagle; but her greatest joy was preparing her special Cabbage Rolls, Nut Rolls and Bread Stuffing for her family and friends. She will be sadly missed by the many people that loved her dearly and that she devoted her life to.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, William, whom she married on July 23, 1955; son, Brad Bayer, of Mentor; daughter, Theresa (Milt) Johnson, of Painesville; grandchildren, Kerry (Brandon) Willman, Kevin (Kate) Johnson, and Kelsey (Bill) Daubert; great-grandchildren, Julia, Jackson, and Joel Houser; Laurel and Charlotte Willman; Kennedy Johnson; and Lillian Daubert
She was preceded in death by daughter-in-Law, Lori (DiCarlo) Bayer; parents, Frank and Rose (Alex) Toreki; brothers, Frank and Joseph Toreki; sisters, Ella Stropkey, Mary Stropkey, and Rose Tokar.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:30 a.m., Monday, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 242 North State Street, Painesville.
Friends will be received from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, at the Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Ave., Painesville. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Painesville
Contributions may be made to the Lori Bayer Memorial Fund, 4371 Oakbrook Dr., Perry, Ohio 44081 (All contributions go directly to the local chapter of "Make-A-Wish" Foundation).
Please share with us any special thoughts or remembrances you may have experienced with Judy by leaving them in the designated area at the funeral home.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on July 5, 2014
Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Homes
667 Mentor Ave. Painesville, OH 44077