Julia H. "Judy" Dreier, a former Science Kit employee, died Sunday in Mount View Health Facility, Lockport, after a brief illness. She was 78.
Born Julia Kennis in Henderson Township, Pa., she moved to North Tonawanda as a teenager.
In the 1960s and '70s, she worked as a waitress at Creekside Lanes in Amherst. She was an employee of Science Kit, a provider of science education products, in the 1980s.
Mrs. Dreier was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in North Tonawanda and a member and volunteer of the North Tonawanda Rescue Fire Company Auxiliary.
Her husband of 45 years, Raymond, died in 1991.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Grey of North Tonawanda; two sisters, Ann Meholick of North Tonawanda and Helen Starr of the City of Tonawanda; a brother, Michael Kennis of Mercer, Pa.; and two grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in John O. Roth Funeral Home, 25 William St., City of Tonawanda. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.