Julia Claire Prasad, a student and resident of New Providence, NJ, passed away on July 27, 2020 at the age of 17.
Julia was born in Lake Success, NY on June 28, 2003. She was a rising senior at New Providence High School, where she was a proud member of the weapon line in the Marching Band’s Color Guard. Last year, she performed with her high school at Disney’s Magic Kingdom parade.
Julia was a creative force and enjoyed playing piano, guitar and singing. She particularly enjoyed jamming and recording sessions with her music teacher. Julia was also a budding artist and had a black belt in karate. She enjoyed spending time vacationing in Cape May, NJ with loving memories of going to the beach, dolphin watching, and relishing new flavors at the local ice cream shops. Julia was a great lover of people and found joy in spending time with her friends. She was socially conscious and shared her opinions on topics such as women’s rights issues, LGBTQ rights and racial injustice. Julia had a bright future and will be deeply missed by her friends, family and all who had the good fortune of knowing her.
Julia is survived by her parents, Anurag and Rhonda, her sister Jenna, grandparents Tom and Janet Jensen, grandmother Vinod Prasad, Uncle Thomas Jensen, Aunt and Uncle Rachna Prasad-Torres and Alex Torres, and her cousins Shivani and Nicholas Torres. She is predeceased by her grandfather, Jagdish Prasad.
Visitation will be on Sunday, August 2. Private prayers and eulogies from 12 pm to 1 pm will be live streamed via the link above. Public visitation will be from 1 pm to 4 pm. Due to Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, you MUST reserve a spot to attend using the Sign Up Genius link above. Attendees must adhere to the times they have chosen
The private funeral mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Church on Monday, August 3 at 10 am. The mass will be live streamed to provide remote attendance via the link above. Father Andrew Dutko will officiate with private cremation following the service.