Julie Ann Supko, 66, of Cross Junction, Virginia passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at her home.
Julie was born in 1952 in Jamaica, New York, daughter of the late Joseph and Veronica Vanella. She was a graduate of Valley Stream North High School, Class of 1970 and earned an Associate’s degree in Secretarial Science from Nassau Community College. Julie was an insurance secretary in Long Island, New York and later an Administrative Assistant within the Fairfax County Public School System, retiring in 2011. She was a former member of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Clifton, Virginia and a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Winchester. Julie taught Catechism classes for CCD at the church. She enjoyed scrap-booking, card making, quilt making, sewing, gardening, bird watching, and was a wonderful cook. Her family meant everything to her, making wonderful memories traveling with them and taking cruises with her husband. Julie’s calming disposition was reflected in her favorite musical artists, James Taylor and Carole King.
Julie married John Peter Supko, Sr. on October 1, 1977 in Franklin Square, New York.
Surviving with her husband is a daughter, Lauren Supko Navratil (Brent) of Encinitas, California and a son, John Peter Supko, Jr. (Kyle) of Durham, North Carolina; and brother, Thomas A. Vanella (Beth) of Raleigh, North Carolina.
A visitation will be from 6 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11 am on Thursday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church with Reverend Bjorn C. Lundberg officiating. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Suite 405, Winchester, Virginia 22601.