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DeLeon, Julia

Julia Irene DeLeon was born in Tela, Honduras to Stephen James and Clara Ramirez James and was baptized on January 4, 1932.  Julia’s mother passed away and shortly thereafter her dad re-married Elswith James who lovingly raised Julia as her own.  Julia attended and graduated from Francisco Moraz├ín High School in the Republic of Honduras and volunteered as a nurse in Tela, Honduras until she met her soon to be husband Walter DeLeon.  She moved to the United States and married Walter DeLeon in Boston, MA on June 8, 1957. 

Julia is survived by her daughters, Blanca, Juanita and Rebecca; her sister Mavis, her brothers; Errol, Ray and Daniel; her son-in-law Jerome, her grandchildren; Elena, Christina, Wilson, Alex, Mark, Nina, Josech, Thomas, Leticia and Ridley, and a host of great grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 6 to 8PM at the Folsom Funeral Home, 63 Belgrade Avenue, Roslindale.  Mrs. DeLeon’s funeral service will be held Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 10AM in the funeral home chapel.  Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Boston.

Guestbook Entries

  1. SHABENA BECKERS
    October 23rd, 2019 | 12:34 pm

    My condolences to the family may jah walk and guide you guy’s every step of the way.

  2. October 24th, 2019 | 12:27 pm

    So saddened by this news, wishing you and your family love and condolences.

  3. Ruthy Jones
    October 24th, 2019 | 1:42 pm

    Mom is absolutely beautiful!! Salsa dancing in heaven!!

  4. Pat Lewey
    October 25th, 2019 | 11:16 am

    I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. I know how much you loved her. My heart breaks for you all.

  5. Tash
    October 25th, 2019 | 11:23 am

    Bye to my beautiful Aunt Julia, I will miss you so much, especially on our birthday we both share.

  6. October 25th, 2019 | 2:51 pm

    Prayers and condolences from the Wynn family! Rest well Mrs. Deleon!

  7. Kaiesha Dias
    October 26th, 2019 | 7:46 am

    So sorry for your loss! Prayers to the whole family.

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