Julia M. Lathrop (“Julz”)

Julia M. Lathrop (“Julz”)

                Julia M. Lathrop (“Julz”) 52, passed away Wednesday at home on March 22, 2023 in Bristol, VT.  Born in Rutland, VT January 9, 1971 the daughter of James Mailhiot Sr. and Clara (Phelps) Mailhiot.

                Julia fought ovarian cancer for 8 years with such courage and dignity that she gave hope to other cancer patients for a much longer survival rate. Julie loved gambling, gardening and cooking for her family. She had a talent for crafts, sewing, and computers. She enjoyed playing jokes on her aunt Sheila Jones and cousin Melody Shaw. She also loved camping, boating, bonfires, and riding in her slingshot, but most of all she loved her fur grandbabies Jax and JoJo. Julia adored her chickens and Bengal Cats.  Julia was strong to the end. She was a pillar of strength for our family, and will be missed beyond words. She was our rock, she was our everything, and she gave so much helping others.

                Julie worked previously for Martins, Freeman Jewelers and Tuttle Law Print, Inc. as prepress supervisor all located in Rutland. She attended Rutland Town School, Mill River Union High School, and she graduated Sumna Cum Laude from the College of St. Joseph.

                Julia is survived by her parents, James and Clara Mailhiot of Rutland, VT; her husband Thomas Lathrop of Bristol, VT; her son Addison King of Rutland, VT; and Tom’s children; sister Michele Mailhiot of Rutland, VT; brother James Mailhiot Jr. of Rutland, VT; a nephew John Duggan; niece Samantha Townsend; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and her casino buddy Amy Sue Sylvia.

                Predeceased by a brother Michael Phelps of Rutland, VT.

                The family would like to express their deep appreciation and love to all the staff at Addison County Home Health & Hospice for their love and care of Julia.

                There will be no calling hours. A celebration of life will be at a later date (Bonfire) per Julie’s wishes. To send online condolences to her family please visit www.brownmcclayfuneralhomes.com

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Dawna larue
11 months ago

The loss of Julie is breaking my heart. I will always cherish the great memories of her and aunt babe in Burlington having lunch and our dunking donuts coffee or our meeting up place of joann fabric store parking lot .our late night of texting when I had to stay at hotel for my medical appointments. And the words of wisdom on to not think about the worst just think of the positive of a test result..and our love of sewing. Still seeing the great big smile when we brought her a new sewing machine from ny to her that aunt babe got .we will miss you but we will keep smiling for thats what you would do .Tom, Addison,and rest of the family im so sorry for your loss. Julie is a beautiful angel who will be always with you.

annie wilson
11 months ago

To Tommy and all the family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. Praying you all will have peace and be comforted by those who love and care about you.

Wendall Cameron
11 months ago

So sorry to hear of Julie’s passing. I worked with Julie and her mother Clara for many years before my retirement at Tuttle Printing. I have a lot of good memories of stuff we did there.

Elaine senecal Jones
11 months ago

So sorry to hear of Julie passing. Cousin Elaine. My heart breaks with you.

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