Judy (Aunt Jude) Jonah

The Amherst News - - OBITUARIES / NEWS -

It is with heavy hearts that the fam­ily of Judy Alean LeCain Jonah “Aunt Judy” age 73 of Amherst an­nounce her pass­ing on Satur­day, March 24, 2018 with fam­ily by her side at the Cum­ber­land Re­gional Health Care Cen­tre, Up­per Nap­pan.

Judy was born in Amherst and was a daugh­ter of the late J.M. “Dock” and Lucy “Bud­die” (Budrow) Rodger.

Judy grad­u­ated from Amherst Re­gional High School and com­pleted the ex­ec­u­tive sec­re­tary course at Oul­ton’s Busi­ness Col­lege in Moncton. She then be­gan her ca­reer at Holder Bro­ker­age Com­pany un­til her mar­riage.

She was a faith­ful mem­ber of Trin­ity St. Stephen’s United Church, Amherst where she served on church coun­cil, out­reach com­mit­tee on lo­cal and Pres­bytery lev­els and most of­fices of the UCW also at both lo­cal and Pres­bytery level.

She was very com­mu­nity minded, serv­ing on the lo­cal food bank, Cum­ber­land Re­gional Health Care Cen­tre Aux­il­iary, a vol­un­teer for the Tantra­mar IODE Shop and has knit teddy bears for the Tragedy Teddy Bear So­ci­ety go­ing to the lo­cal hos­pi­tal, food banks and day care cen­tres.

Judy was an avid bridge player, en­joyed play­ing golf and loved sum­mers at Amherst Shore.

She will be sadly missed by her two sons, Doug (Anne) of Al­bert Bridge, NS, Chris (Jill) of Yel­lowknife, NWT, grand­chil­dren Mal­colm, Ni­cholas, and Caro­line, brother Jim (Eileen) of Amherst, half sis­ters, Sharon of Amherst and Nancy of Char­lot­te­town, PEI, and half brother Brian of Char­lot­te­town, spe­cial sis­ter Joanne Ri­ley of Riverview, NB and sev­eral neph­ews and a niece.

Be­sides her par­ents, Judy was pre­de­ceased by her hus­band Dou­glas Jonah, CMA of Hills­bor­ough, NB and nephew Jimmy Rodger.

A grave­side ser­vice for Judy will be held in the spring in the Amherst Ceme­tery.

Memo­rial do­na­tions may be made in Judy’s mem­ory to the Trin­ity St Stephens Benev­o­lent Fund, Amherst Food As­sis­tance Net­work or to CRHCC Aux­il­iary.

On­line con­do­lences and shar­ing of mem­o­ries may be made to the fam­ily via: www.camp­bell­samherst.ca or by vis­it­ing the Fu­neral Home Face­book page.

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