Virginia (Ginny) E. Judy

| July 9, 2018

Virginia (Ginny) E. Judy, 82, residing in Charlotte, NC, passed away early in the morning on Monday, July 2, 2018.

She had been in the Harris Hospice Unit at Presbyterian Medical Center following complications related to Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Virginia was born on January 28, 1936, to the late Aloysius and Catherine (Griebel) Zacherl of Clarion, PA.

She graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in 1954. After graduating, she worked at Selected Risk Insurance Company in Clarion, PA.

Virginia married Richard A. Judy (who survives) on May 18, 1957, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Clarion, PA. Ginny and Dick resided in Lucinda, PA and raised 4 daughters: Susan, Donna, Jane, and Karen.

After her children started school, Ginny worked as a bank teller at Northwest Bank and then Mellon Bank in Clarion, PA. She was a longtime resident of Lucinda, PA, and extremely involved in her parish at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. She was a talented singer and was an avid quilter, baker, crafter, and gardener. She cared for her aging parents and frequently visited many of her aging aunts and uncles. She was a devout Catholic whose faith carried her through the tough times.

Virginia is survived by her husband, Richard, and her daughters: Susan Reynolds and her husband Eric of Huntington Beach, CA; Donna Goff, of Pineville, NC; and Karen Willis and her husband Scott of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren: Jane and Christopher Reynolds, Joshua and Jeremy Goff, and Elliot Jane Willis; and her sisters: Dottie Snyder, Mary Grace Ziroli, Patty Gates, and Bernadette Newlon; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Bobby Zacherl, Rita Paddock, and Eddie Zacherl and her daughter Jane Judy.

Family and friends may call on Friday, July 13, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Borland-Ensminger Funeral Home at 32936 Route 66 in Leeper, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lucinda, PA with the Rev. Joseph Czarkowski, pastor, as celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to contribute in Ginny’s memory may do so to:
St. Joseph Church and School, 72 Rectory Lane P.O. Box 9, Lucinda, PA 16235 or Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at or 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60611.

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