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Judy (Aunt Jude) Jonah

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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