Julie A. Borowitz, 71, Green Bay, found peace early Friday morning, at home following a long illness, while surrounded by her family. Born April 14, 1951, in Green Bay, she is the daughter of the late Merlin and Janet (Babler) Gorzlancyk. Julie graduated from Green Bay West High School, Class of 1969. She then attended NWTC in order to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. Julie married Richard Lardinois, Sr. and together they raised their three children. After many years of marriage they decided to go their separate ways. Julie then married Jim Borowitz. She worked with great pride as an LPN at various locations, including St. Vincent and Bellin Hospital and several area nursing homes. She enjoyed her time caring for the elderly and as a caregiver to many children, especially her grandchildren. She was a wonderful Avon lady for many years. Julie will be remembered for her joy of SHOPPING, baking, the girls' camping weekends, vegetable gardening, bowling, and parking cars at her home for Packer games. She loved spending time with her sisters, children and grandchildren.
Julie is survived by her husband, Jim; three children, Rick (Kris) Lardinois, Lori (Joe) Van Eyck, and Becky (Mike) Gass; first husband, Richard Lardinois, Sr.; step-children, Jesse (Kathy) Borowitz and Julie (Jeremy) Bunn; grandchildren, Brandon, Keegan, Sela, Katelyn, Marissa, Kyah, and Makenna; two great-grandchildren, Brently and Ainsly; step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lynda (Mike "Henderson") Petersen and Debbie (Jake) Kriescher; two brothers, Al (Carol) Gorzlancyk and Scott ( Lynn) Gorzlancyk; two sisters-in-law, Gloria (Bob) Jessogne and Rose Borowitz; her canine companion, Abby; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Also preceded in death by an infant son; father and mother-in-law, John and Clara Borowitz; and brother-in-law, John "Bruz" Borowitz.
Visitation at Malcore (East) Funeral Home, 701 N. Baird Street, Friday, May 6, 2022, from 4-8pm. Sharing of memories will take place at 7pm. Visitation to continue Saturday morning, May 7, 2022, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 341 Wilson Avenue, Green Bay from 9 am until the time of the funeral. Funeral service 11am Saturday at the church with Rev. Diane Rew officiating. Julie will be laid to rest at Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.
Julie's family extends a special thank you to Green Bay Oncology, especially Dr. Groteluschen and staff; caring staff of Unity Hospice; and most especially to her many wonderful family and friends.