On March 31, Julie Frances Unger of Columbia due to complications of Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) while peacefully surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Altoona, Pa., on September 16, 1953, the daughter of Maurice and Dorothy “Genie” Unger. She was predeceased by her parents and brother Jon “Nick” Unger. She was a graduate of Altoona Area High School, Penn State University and Cleveland State University, where she received her master’s degree in counseling psychology. She was a licensed mental health counselor for many years in Maryland, Florida and Littleton, Colo., where she owned her own practice, Caring Counseling. She is survived by husband Lawrence Hanagan; sisters Nancy Resnick and Milanie Hatfield; children Sarah (Billy) Biederman and Nathan (Libby) Kershner; stepchildren Sean (Kelly) Hanagan and Matthew (Colleen) Hanagan; and grandchildren Natalie, Cassia and Jenna Biederman, Bryce, Ezra and Sage Kershner, Liam Hanagan and Connor and Maisie Hanagan.
Contributions may be sent to Johns Hopkins Psychiatry and Behavioral Services (please direct donations to the Frontotemporal and Young Onset Dementias Clinic) and Planned Parenthood.