Julie M. Zourides, 81

Julie M. Zourides, 81, of Lancaster, passed away February 12, 2013 at Lancaster General Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  Julie was born March 9th, 1931, in Manhattan, NY, and was the daughter of the late Theodoros and Ourania (Papaioannides) Roussis

She is survived by her husband, Andrew G. Zourides, and this past October celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary.

Julie graduated from the Taft High School in Bronx NY.  Prior to moving to Lancaster, she and Andy lived in Somerville, NJ and also lived in Schenectady, NY.

She was a longtime member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.

She worked at the Lancaster Court of Common Pleas as a receptionist, at Darmstaetter’s Gift Shop, and other businesses in New York City and Schenectady.

Julie enjoyed oil painting, for which she won several awards, making reverse glass tinsel, painting, designing & sewing clothing, dancing, poetry writing, traveling, and vacationing. She was a member of the Lititz Art Assoc., Quadrille Dance Club, a former member of the Lancaster County Art Assoc., and the Welcome Wagon Newcomers Club.   Julie most especially loved her family, friends and had an outgoing and lively spirit.

Surviving in addition to her husband, are her two children: George A. Zourides, husband of Denise of Berwick, PA,  Nia J. Annick, wife of Peter E., of Lancaster, five grandchildren, Andy, Steven, and Julianna Zourides, and Daniel and Zachary Good, and one brother Michael Roussis PH.D., husband of Renae, of Smithtown, NY.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 10:30am from Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 64 Hershey Avenue, Lancaster, PA. Viewings are Monday 7:00-9:00pm at the Charles F. Snyder funeral Home & Crematory 3110 Lititz Pike with the Trisagion Service at 8:00pm and again from 9:30-10:30AM on Tuesday at the Church.  Interment will be at Landis Valley Mennonite Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Julie’s memory may be made to the Philoptochos Society mailed to Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. To send the family online condolences, please visit Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory 717-560-5100

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I am so sorry to hear about the loss of my nouna Julia.  Although we did not see each other often, I felt a wonderful connection to her.  Our thoughts and prayers are with nouno Andy, George, Nia and the entire family.

Elena and family

Please accept our deepest condolences, Andy and family.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
John and Kathi Markley

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May you rest in peace!  You were a very classy lady!
Jane and Bob Fetterman

My sincere condolences to Julie’s family and to her memory as a loving and caring wife and mother. 

May God be with you all.   

Pete Faber

I’m so sorry to hear of Julie’s passing, mother of George and Nia, and Yaya to Julie, Andy and Steven (among others).  She was a beautiful woman, outgoing and fun.  She will be missed by all.

Sheila McGeehan

Andy, so sorry to learn of your wife’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Pete & Joanne Bedrosian

To Dear Mrs. Zourides, What a lovely lady, it was a pleasure to know her. May her memory be Eternal. We are so very sorry not to be present for her services, we are unfortunately in Florida for the month of February. Our sincere condolences to Mr. Zourides and his family.
With love and sorrow,
 Kathi (Kermes)

Mom and Yaya,

We love you very much and you will always be in our hearts. Thankyou so much for being a warm and loving Mother and Grandmother. Someday we will all be together once again. God is by your side and taking very good care of you. We miss you and we will love you forever. Thankyou so much for all the love you have shown us through the years. God bless you now and  always. You are our Bubala. Love
George, Denise, and all the grandchildren.



So sorry to read of Julie’s passing. My mother, Bessie Kermes, and she were good friends. May her memory be eternal.

Harriett Kermes Shuman

Both Carol and I were so saddened to hear of your loss. May God bless you in these stressful times and give you strength knowing that Julie is in a better place. Her talent and her love of people will be missed but also remembered as her great and lovely self.

Larry Merris

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