Julie Louise Soukup

Bass Harbor

Julie Louise Soukup, 52, died peacefully June 15, 2022, at MDI Hospital. Julie was born Dec. 3, 1969, in Norristown, Pa. Julie graduated from Methacton High School, Class of 1987. Following graduation, she attended Kutztown University, where she studied special education. Julie moved to Maine after graduation, where she pursued a career at The Jackson Laboratory. Julie lived a very eclectic life. She loved her family, friends and animals. She built a beautiful home where any and all felt welcome. She loved cooking, reading, gardening and making people laugh.

Julie is survived by her husband, Bill Soukup; her daughters Jordan Seavey and Katie Soukup; parents Cindy and Richard Cassey; in-laws Shirley and William Soukup; brother Rich Cassey and his wife, Linda; brother David Cassey; sister Faith Schlegel and her husband, Bob; sister-in-law Terry Orcutt and her husband, Jason; dear friend Kim Leister and her husband, Durell; and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life was held June 19, 2022. In lieu of flowers, should you like to make a donation, the family has chosen the following charities, as Julie’s favorite thing was to feed any and all: The Bar Harbor Food Pantry, 36 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609 (barharborfoodpantry.org) or Westside Food Pantry, P.O. Box 767, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 (westsidefoodpantry.org).

Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.

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