Julia L. Hemmer

January 9, 2022


Julia L. Hemmer September 4, 1927 ~ January 9, 2022 Liberty, NY Julia L. Hemmer, 94, passed away peacefully in her home on January 9, 2022 - her beloved caregiver Richard McIntire at her side. The daughter of Julianna (Polzer) Lang, and Joseph Lang, she was born September 4, 1927, in Jeffersonville, New York. Julia was a communicant at St. Frances Roman Catholic Church in Youngsville, New York. After graduating from Albany Business College, Julia was employed by Deckelman and Schadt, Attorneys, in Jeffersonville. She married John L. Hemmer in 1948, and they moved to Liberty, where she was employed by the First National Bank of Liberty (Marine Midland), where she remained for 35 years until her retirement. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America #883 for over forty years, and was a Past Grand Regent. Julia had a passion for reading, music, travel, needlework, time spent with family, and spirited debates. Julia was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, John L Hemmer. Survivors include her sister Irma L. DiLorenzo, nieces Linda Devery (William) and Deborah Portzline (Foster), great niece and nephews Tara Hunter (Cecil), Alan Knack (Erin), F. Gideon Portzline, as well as ten great-great nieces and nephews and extended family in Austria. Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in Julia's name may be made toSt. Francis Church or to the charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home Jeffersonville, NY (845) 482-4280. To send condolences please visit

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Graveside Service
April 22, 2022

11:30 AM
Calvary Cemetery
RT 52
Youngsville, NY 12791

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