Julia E. Ambrose

Julia E. Ambrose


Julia Eileen Ambrose, age 90, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Hampshire Memorial Hospital Long-term Care Facility in Romney, W.Va.

Born July 23, 1930 in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of the late Elroy William and Mary Francis Ash Roach.

She was of the Baptist Faith.

Julia was a graduate of Berkeley Springs High School and earned her nursing degree from James Rumsey Technical Institute in Hedgesville, W.Va. She worked as a nurse at Valley View Nursing Home and Dr. Paul Quarantillo’s medical office, both in Berkeley Springs.

Julia is survived by her son, Sterling Eugene Ambrose and his wife Kathy of Berkeley Springs; one sister, Patricia Corrine Burnett and her husband C.J. of Stuarts Draft, Va.; three grandchildren, Shawn Thomas Bamber, Rebecca Sue Thompson and Robert Sterling Ambrose and his wife Christen, all of Berkeley Springs; eight great grandchildren, Chuckie Ambrose, Hunter Ambrose, Jackson Ambrose, Desmond Bamber, Morgan Bamber, R.J. McCoy and Bethany McCoy, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Julia was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, James Robert “Bob” Ambrose, who died on February 27, 2015, and her daughter Ida Louise Thompson, who died on October 29, 2017. Graveside services will be private in Oakland Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.

Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

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