HOPKINTON – Julia Harris, 89 of Hopkinton passed away peacefully at home on January 11, 2023.
She was the daughter of Max L. Huber and Minnie (Johnson) Huber.
She leaves her devoted husband and caretaker, Donald of 68 years.
Julia is survived by sons, D. Michael and his wife Barbara of Upton, Carl and wife Barbara of Ellenton, Florida and daughter Debra and husband Jonathon Peaslee of North Sandwich, New Hampshire. Six beloved grandchildren, Hannah Hayes, Amanda Peaslee, Nichole Perreault, Jennifer, Michael, and Kevin Harris. Four great grandchildren, Lincoln and Colt Hayes, Leah and Julia Perreault. Many beloved nieces and nephews. Two sisters in laws, Rita Huber, and Marjorie Butcher.
Julia was predeceased by granddaughter Heather Siebert and grandson Carl (CJ) Harris and three brothers, Robert, William, and Donald Huber.
Julia was a graduate of Northfield School for Girls and the Springfield Hospital School of Nursing. She was an Emergency Room Nurse for many years. She retired from the Hopkinton Board of Health after 35 years.
The family wishes to thank the Nurses and Aides who cared for her from the PNPS Home Service for 5+ years. Special thanks to Emily, Michelle, Rekia, Emelia and Colleen.
Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Friday January 20 from 9A.M. to 10:45 A.M. followed by a funeral service at 11 A.M. at the Matarese Funeral Home, 325 Main St, Ashland.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hopkinton Fire Department, 73 Main St, Hopkinton Ma 01748. Please include Julia Harris in the memo line/Ambulance Fund or please consider giving to the Siebert – Harris Patient Support Fund at Boston Children’s Hospital, in memory of Julia Harris. Contributions can be made at bostonchildrens.org/giveinmemory.
Or mail checks, payable to Boston Children’s Hospital, to Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215-5301. Please include Julia Harris in the memo line.