Julia Fay (Richard) Eckman New Sewickley Township On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Julia Fay (Richard) Eckman, age 32, of New Sewickley Twp., passed away peacefully after a long illness. Preceded in death by her beloved son, Elliot James and her grandparents, James and Dolores Ferry. She is survived by her loving husband, Jeffrey A. Eckman; her dear son, Lucas William Eckman; devoted parents, Thomas (Kathleen) Richard and Linda Jean (the late Keith) DeHaven; brother, Thomas A. (Nikki) Richard, Jr. and their son, Connor; grandparents, George (Ruth Anne) C. Richard, Jr.; brothers-in-law, Jeremy M. Eckman and Bradley R. Eckman; sister-in-law Leeanna M. Eckman; father and stepmother-in-law, Mark and Beth Eckman; mother and stepfather-in-law, Jacque and Timothy Leaf; and grandmothers-in-law, Patsy (the late Arthur) Wolfe and Lela (the late Ralph) Eckman. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. A compassionate and caring nurse, Julia strived tirelessly to achieve her Registered Nursing degree. She devoted her life to her family, especially her husband Jeff and son Lucas. A beautiful soul with a bright smile, she lit up a room wherever she went. Friends invited Sunday, January 19th from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the SAUL-GABAUER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 273 Route 68, Rochester (adjacent to Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum), where a Blessing Service will be held Monday morning at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park next to her son Elliot. Memorial contributions in Julia’s memory may be made to National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD).