Visitation at Funeral Home
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Lowery-Urban Funeral Home And Cremation Services, Inc.
225 South Main Street
Athens, Pennsylvania, United States
Obituary of Julie A. Hitchcock
Julie A. Hitchcock, 42, of Ridgebury Twp., passed away on March 3, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family after her courageous battle with cancer. She was born on September 2, 1977 in Sayre, PA, the daughter of Larry and Judy (Wilcox) VanDyke. Julie's priority was always her husband, children, and family. She loved to host all the family gatherings during the summer by the family pond and at holiday time. She enjoyed housework, tending to her home every day, and loved decorating for all the holidays. Julie took pride in the outside of her home also whether it was spending time splitting wood, landscaping, or tending to her cows. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse, employed with Elderwood at Waverly. Julie continued working in the Dementia Unit while fighting her illness as she loved her job and patients. Julie will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. She also served as a Girl Scout Leader. She is predeceased by her brother Jeffrey VanDyke and her nephew, Joseph VanDyke, who was like another brother to her. Julie is survived by her husband Roger "Joe" Hitchcock, Jr., children Samantha Kitchin, Ryan Kitchin, and Emily Moldt, father and stepmother Larry and Debbie VanDyke, mother Judy VanDyke, sister Chrisy VanDyke, brothers and sisters-in-law Randy and Sherrie VanDyke, and Andy and Tami VanDyke. She is also survived by her father-in-law Roger Hitchcock, Sr., sisters-in-law Laurie VanDyke Peterson and Serena Hitchcock, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends and family may call on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 12pm-2pm at the Lowery-Urban Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, PA. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home at 2pm with Pastor Jeff Falke from the Mount Pisgah Wesleyan Church officiating. Memorial donations may be made in Julie's memory to the: American Cancer Society, 1948 East Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701 or www.cancer/donate.org.