Judith Ann Melton,
age 78, passed away on March 13, in New Port Richey, Florida.
She was a Porter
County resident for 67 years prior to her retirement in Florida in 2008.
She was born on
October 17, 1941, to Edward Ciulewicz and Genevieve Collins.
Judy was employed
for many years as an accountant at Sears and also in data entry at Data Bank
She was a member of
St. Paulís Catholic Church in Valparaiso. She was a devoted daughter and
care giver to her mother in her later years. Judy was a most kind and
generous soul who made numerous friends both in Indiana and in Florida. If
you knew Judy you could count on her remembering your birthday every year.
When she moved to Florida she joined St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and
participated in many ministries there. She will be greatly missed and
mourned by many dear friends there.
She is survived by
sisters Janie (Monte) Pedone and Helen Cristofori, both of Florida, nieces
Marie Moore, Gina Partos, Chris Pedone, Diane (Robert) Parker, Karen Pedone,
Stephanie Mann, Elizabeth Mitsakos, Kara Deperno, Alexis Sesto, Genevieve
Cryderman, and nephew Tyler Cristofori. She also leaves behind numerous
family members and friends.
Judy was preceded
in death by her parents and Step Father and Mother. In 1961 Judy lost the
joy of her life, her beloved son of 22 months, Mark Wayne Miller, in an
automobile accident. She cherished her memories of Mark and the time she
spent with him. She knew one day they would be together again.
Rest in peace dear
sister, we will never forget our happy times together.
A memorial mass was
held March 23, 2020 at St. Thomas Aquinas with Father George Varkey