February 17, 1927 – January 12, 2021
Julia McIntyre, 93, of Springfield, passed away on January 12, 2021 at Country Lane Memory Care in Riverton. She was born on February 7, 1927 in Jacksonville, Illinois to John DeFreitas and Josephine Mary Nunes. Julia married Ted McIntyre in Springfield on August 25, 1951 and he preceded her in death in 1992.
Mrs. McIntyre is survived by five nieces and nephews: John and Steve DeFreitas, Janet Eddington, Cathleen Handley and Joe DeFreitas all of Springfield and several great-nieces and nephews.
Julia worked at Horace Mann for thirty one years. She enjoyed gardening and yardwork. Julia was a St. Louis Cardinals fan and she was very close with her neighbors on Circle Drive.
A burial took place at Roselawn Memorial Park. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. For those who wish to view the service, you may do so via Zoom and using Meeting ID: 81759335173 and Password: 782800. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.