Julia L. Speer of Springfield, NJ, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2011. Julia was born on July 5, 1917 to Julia A. and Wesley J. Lee in Newark, NJ and moved to Nutley when she was five years old. She married Robert B. Speer on March 5, 1938. They had one child, Judith Ann, who was born on January 27, 1939.
Julia attended Nutley schools graduating in 1935. She was a member of Vincent Methodist Church in Nutley from Sunday School in 1923 to 1961. She served as a Chair member of the Church, youth fellowship counselor, choir member and communion steward. Julia and her late husband Robert moved to Springfield in 1962 at which time they joined the Chatham United Methodist Church in Chatham.
Julia and Bob were proud to be members of Baltusrol Country Club in Springfield.
Surviving Julia are son-in-law Wayne Kramer, grandson Jeffrey Kramer, granddaughter Pamela Spencer, great granddaughter Rebecca Contreras, great grandson Chistopher Kramer and great great grandson Andrew Contreras, all of California.
We know Julia has joined her husband Robert and daughter Judith in Heaven, sitting at the right hand of God the Father and continuing their effort in HIS service. They will remain in our hearts forever and ever.