Julianne M. VanDusen, 40, of Adams Center, passed away Tuesday at Hospice of Jefferson County, Watertown, NY. Her funeral service will be 2:00 pm Saturday at the Piddock Funeral Home, Adams. Calling hours will precede the funeral beginning at 12:00 pm. Burial will be private.
Arrangements are with the Piddock Funeral Home Inc, Adams, NY.
Julie was born February 26, 1979 in Watertown, NY, daughter of Nelson B. and Helen A. (Berry) VanDusen, she graduated from South Jefferson Central School. She briefly attended Onondaga Community College.
She worked as a waitress and tended bar at various locations in the area, most recently the Montague Inn, Montague, NY.
Julie is survived by her son Conner C. Brown and daughter Peyton A. Spies, both of Adams Center; her mother Helen (James) Sinclair, Adams; one brother Brian (Danielle) VanDusen, Adams; step-mother Mary Lou VanDusen, Sackets Harbor; two step-brothers Eric (Shannon) VanDusen and James (Alice) VanDusen, both of Syracuse, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is predeceased by her father Nelson VanDusen.
Julie fought a long and courageous battle against breast cancer. She remained positive throughout and never lost her amazing sense of humor. She will be remembered for her bubbly free spirit and her larger than life personality.
Donations in her memory has been established for her two children at the Watertown Savings Bank, 10729 US Rt 11, Adams, NY 13605.
Online condolences may be made at www.piddockfuneralhome.com