Julia was co-owner of Joe’s Deli 34th Street (1980’s-early 1990’s) in Gainesville, Florida. She loved cooking/catering, helping people, being around horses and her dogs. Julia had a strong work ethic and found relaxation in gardening, swimming and being with family. Her greatest accomplishment were her beautiful children.
Julia passed peacefully with the love of her family all around her. The family wishes to thank the loving staff at Cates Hospice House, especially David Companion, APRN, and Marie, RN.
She is preceded in death by her father August V. Fischer (August 16, 2006) and older brother Jeffrey K. Fischer (June 30, 2019).
She is survived by her son Alexander (Nicole Hall) Reichardt of Clermont, Florida; daughter Katie (Kyle) Odom of High Springs, Florida; son Kevin (Josie) Reichardt of Norfolk, Virginia; son Scott Reichardt of Gainesville, Florida. Her mother, Elsie Fischer of Tucson, Arizona; sister Kelly O’Leary of Stevensville, Montana; sister Melissa Fischer of Tucson, Arizona; brother Tom (Connie) Fischer, of Linn, Missouri; sister Kerry (Brad) Chilcote of Tucson, Arizona; sister Megan (David) Hermann of Tucson, Arizona. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Her grandchildren Madalyn, Karly, Baby Odom (Due any day), Evelyn and James. Also survived by her partner of 15 years, Jerry Procino; aunts; numerous cousins and beloved friends.
A Celebration of Her Life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Philadelphia, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and most important, The Spina Bifida Association in Julia’s name.