Julia Komar

Mrs. Julia Komar, 87, of State Highway 67, St. Johnsville, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2013, in St. Johnsville Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. Julia’s family is so very thankful for the loving care that she received during her stay.

Mrs. Komar was born on August 23, 1926, in Oppenheim, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Piniaha) Malinoski. On May 29, 1948, she and Edward Komar were married in Fort Plain, and together shared 59 years of love and devotion until his passing on December 23, 2007.

Julia was last employed at Helmont Mills, St. Johnsville, and at one time, worked at Luxuray in Fort Plain.

She leaves behind her loving family: a daughter, Deborah Komar of Broadalbin; a son, Edward and his wife Nancy of Hyde Park; a son-in-law, Jim Trotta of Delmar; grandchildren, Alicia Komar and Jared and his wife Robyn Komar; sisters, Annie Gniewek and Amelia Pingelski of Clifton Park; along with several nieces and nephews. Julia was predeceased by her beloved husband, Edward, along with several brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Komar loved the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was very proud of her Polish heritage, and would fill her weekends listening to polka music while preparing a favorite meal. She was of the Catholic faith.

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects on Friday, January 3, 2014, from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 9 Center Street, St. Johnsville. The Reverend Rafael Dadello will conduct Julia’s funeral service on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the spring in St. Johnsville Cemetery.

Those wishing may contribute in Julia’s memory to St. Johnsville Ambulance Corps, 14 Washington Street, St. Johnsville, NY 13452 or SAVAC, P.O. Box 296, St. Johnsville, NY 13452.

Kevin and Harry Enea, funeral directors, Enea Family Funeral Home, are caring for Julia’s family. To leave a message of condolence, please visit our website at