A celebration of Life service will be held in Newtown for former State Representative Julia Wasserman. Wasserman died in August at the age of 91. The celebration of her life will be held on Saturday from 2 to 5pm at the Fairfield Hills Campus. There will be a program at 3pm.
She served 18 years in the state House, and then was appointed to the state Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Prior to serving the state, she was a member of the Newtown Legislative Council, among other community positions. Wasserman was born in German, but fled the Nazis as a girl and eventually moved to the United States in 1957.