After a 25 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis, Julie Trachsel McLaughlin, 46, passed away at her home in Conyers on Dec. 20. She was preceded in death by her father Robert Trachsel and is survived by her mother Geri Trachsel of Conyers. Julie was born in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where she attended Pine Crest School, and she later moved to Marietta. She graduated from Wheeler High School and attended Kennesaw College. She was later employed by Norfolk Southern Railroad.
A Memorial Mass will be held on at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at St. Pius Catholic Church, 2621 Highway 20, SE, Conyers, Georgia.
The family has requested no flowers at the service or home.