Juleann M. Stofey of Philadelphia passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at the Inglis House in Philadelphia at the age of 58. She was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA and was a beloved daughter of John and Theresa (nee Tirpak) Stofey.
Juleann was a graduate of Mansfield University of PA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical and General Dietetics and continued her education at the Texas Women’s University in Houston Texas, completing an American Dietetics Association Internship and graduate course work. Juleann was a dedicated employee of Fox Chase Cancer Center for over 20 years as a Clinical Research Nutritionist and Nutrition Support Dietitian. She had also previously worked at both Hahnemann and Episcopal Hospitals. Juleann enjoyed cooking and sharing meals with family and friends, decorating for the holidays and spending time with her Sister, Brother-In-Law, Nephew and their dogs Rags, Stevie and Benji. Juleann was challenged by a diagnosis of Chronic Progressive Multiple Sclerosis at the age of thirty, however she was fiercely independent and persevered courageously for many years, eventually becoming a long term resident of the Ingles House.
Juleann is survived by two sisters; Marylynn Windish and her husband Joseph of Hatboro, Ann Marie Stofey of Bear Creek, PA, and a nephew Ryan Windish, and his partner Stephanie Nienhuis of Los Angeles, CA.
Relatives and friends will be received by her family on Thursday, December 19th after 10:00 a.m. in Schneider Funeral Home, 431 N. York Road, Hatboro followed by her Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Her interment will follow in Sacred Heart Slovak Cemetery in Dallas, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Juleann’s memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 30 S 17th St #800, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
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Multiple Sclerosis Society
30 S 17th St #800, Philadelphia PA 19103