Julie Baldwin Medina passed away unexpectedly at her Hollister residence on March 31, 2020, at the age of 57 years. Julie was born to Frank and Judy Medina on November 1, 1962.
Julie was a graduate of San Benito Union High School. Thereafter, she attended Gavilan College ROP Program as a Certified Dental Assistant. She worked as an assistant for many years in Gilroy, California. She went on to a banking career in Hollister. After that, she was a loving niece/daughter/care giver to her Uncle Gary Young and mother Judy.
Julie loved to travel. As a child, there were many trips to Reno and Lake Tahoe with her parents, brother and grandmother. She humorously bragged about being on stage “twice” with Wayne Newton. She also enjoyed cruises and Reno bus trips with her aunt and cousin. She loved the beach, especially trips to the Hawaiian Islands.
Julie loved to cook, bake and garden as well as attending concerts and going out to dinner with her girlfriends. She always helped out her friends and neighbors, giving them rides to the airport, doctor’s visits or hospital appointments.
She especially had a love of animals, adopting many cats and dogs. If she wasn’t adopting, she made frequent visits to Pet Friends and the SPCA in Monterey. To all those who knew Julie well – She held two very special titles, “Princess Julie” and Cousin Julie”.
Julie is survived by her mother Judy Medina; brother Greg Medina; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was especially fond of her littlest cousins: Sienna, Stella and Roman. Donations are preferred to Pet Friends. PO Box 1191, Hollister or the Monterey Chapter of SPCA, 1002 Monterey, Salinas, CA 93908 spcamc.org A Memorial Service will be held at a date to be announced.
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