Julie A. Kough, 68, of Newville, died on
Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at Harrisburg Hospital. She was born on Wednesday, August 2, 1944, in Carlisle, a daughter of
the late James and Hazel M. (Highlands) Group.
Julie was a 1962 graduate of Carlisle High School. She retired from Giant Food and Nell’s
Shurfine Markets of Carlisle, where she worked in the bakery and was a cake decorator. Julie formerly attended Centerville
Lutheran Church. She was a member of the Penn Twp. Fire Co. and the Carlisle Eagles Ladies Auxiliaries. Julie enjoyed camping,
flower gardening and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 38 years, Robert W. Kough, Jr., five
sons; T. Greg Thorson and his wife, Cheryl of Carlisle, Van E. Thorson and his wife, Kristen of Carlisle, Richard D. Thorson
and his wife, Mindy of Newville, Robert J. Thorson and his wife, Michelle of Carlisle and Stephen K. Kough of Dillsburg, 12
grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Julie was preceded in death by brothers; Frank, Jack
and Rodney Group and sisters; Lois VanDerhoven, Patricia Cox and Mary Knizner.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. in
the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Jean Kuebler officiating. Burial will be in Westminster
Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. A viewing will be held on Friday from 6 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions
may be made to American Cancer Society - Capital Area, Unit 2, Lemoyne Dr., Ste. 101, Lemoyne, PA 17043.
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Dear Bobby and family,
We are so sorry for your loss.
Julie was a great
friend and we will miss her very much.
May God bless and be with you all.
Carol & Glenn Myers
Bob and family.
Julie was a very caring and loving person.
She will be missed by all who knew her. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Always remember the good times,as you had
a lot of them. May God be with you all.
Love, Romaine & Don Lauer
The Officers and Members of the South Newton Twp.
Volunteer Fire Company will keep you and your family in our thughts and prayers.
Dan Burkett, Fire Chief SNTVFC
to hear of Julie's passing. May God comfort and keep you in your loss, and bring healing in your time of grieving. Our
thoughts and prayers are with you.
Rick & Glenda Myers
Bobby and Family:
You are in our thoughts
We will be praying for you during this time.
Barbara Fraker Adams
Bob and family please accept our
condolences for the loss of Julie on behalf of her Carlisle High School Class of 1962.
John Bolan Class of 1962
May the Lord comfort you in this time of loss.
Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all.
Troy and Jennifer Stoltenburg and Family
Bob and family
I am so sorry to hear of Julie's passing.
We worked at giant for many years. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Remember all your special times together.
Bob and family,
I sent my condolence to you during this time of year.
Your family is in my prayers.
Highlands (Ron's wife)
You and your family are in my prayers.
God Bless you all.
Robbie, Michelle and Family. I am so sorry for the
loss of your Mom. It is always hard to lose someone you Love so much but the Holiday Season seems to make it so much harder.
I was unable to attend services last night and today and just wanted to send you a message letting you know that I am thinking
of you all. My thoughts are with you all as you try to get through this extremely trying time. You have an Angel above to
get you through so remember her with all the great memories that she gave you as a Mother and a Friend.
Julie is in the
hearts of so many. She was my dear friend and I considered her and Bob as part of my family. I will miss her and think of
her every day. Rest in peace my friend.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
With deepest sympathy,
Board of Supervisors and Twp. Secretary
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