Julia Lee Sonney

February 12, 2019


Julia Lee Sonney, age 60 of McKean, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019.  She was born in Queens, NY to the late Alex and Jennie Licht Jacobson.  She is survived by her childhood friend, Eileen Steir of Queens, NY, friends Jacob and Anna Chemsak of Edinboro, the crew members of the USS Crystal Point, and her beloved cat, Baby.  She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Chuck Sonney, and her sister, Ellen Jacobson.

Julia graduated from Brooklyn College in 1980.  After moving to Erie from Rockway Park, she continued her education and became an LPN.  She enjoyed singing karaoke, was a huge Star Trek fanatic.  She was involved in numerous community service projects with her fellow crew members of the USS Crystal Point.  Julia was noted to have a fascination with science, love children, be incredibly intelligent, intensely curious, vibrant, positive, joyful, young at heart, have a heart of gold, and was witty.

Friends and family are welcome to attend a memorial gathering on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Whole Foods Coop Community Center at 1341 West 26th Street from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm.  Burial will be private.  Arrangements respectfully handled by Davis Cremation & Funeral Services, 2802 Sterrettania Road, Erie PA 16506. 

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