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Julia J. Plate

March 27, 1926 ~ September 9, 2021 (age 95)


Julia Plate, a resident of Bronx, NY and Durham, CT passed away peacefully on
Thursday, September 9th 2021 at the Jewish Senior Services Nursing Home in
Bridgeport, CT at the age of ninety five (95).
Julia was born on March 27th 1926 in the village of Pennula di Groppallo, Piacenza,
Italy to the late Catherine and Giuseppe Forlini. She immigrated to the United States in
1938 along with her family. She married her beloved husband Frank Plate on
September 18th , 1949 and started a family. She was married to her beloved husband for
forty six (46) years.
Julia and Frank spent their retirement years in Durham, CT where they lived in the
home previously owned by Julia’s late father Giuseppe Forlini. They both enjoyed
gardening, cooking, entertaining with family and friends, and being active members of
Notre Dame Church.
She was predeceased by her husband Frank and her daughter Linda Joyce Gazzola.
She was also predeceased by her siblings Frank Forlini, Grace Gregori, Alfred Forlini,
and Hugo Forlini. She is survived by her son Marcel Joseph and his wife Rosalind
Frances, and her grandchildren Marc Gian Gazzola, Carl Marcel Gazzola, Marcel
Dominick Plate, and Andre Joseph Plate and her great grandchildren Sofia Linda
Gazzola, Elodie Anne Plate and Emilia Rose Plate. She is also survived by her loving
brother Peter Forlini.
Donations in Julia’s memory can be made to the American Cancer society using the
following link:


Family and friends are invited to Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc. 575 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, New York 10594 on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM with religious services at 10:30 AM officiated by Father Sebastian of Holy Rosary Church in Hawthorne. Julia will be laid to rest besides her beloved husband Frank at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne.

Meeting ID: 960 6207 0326

Passcode: 879103

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September 14, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc.
575 Columbus Avenue
Thornwood, NY 10594

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Funeral Service
September 14, 2021

10:30 AM
Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc.
575 Columbus Avenue
Thornwood, NY 10594

September 14, 2021

11:15 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
10 West Stevens Ave.
Hawthorne, NY 10532

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