Rochelle Park — William J. Judge Jr., 78, formally of Bronx, N.Y., died May 6.
He was a dedicated Navy Veteran of the Korean War aboard the U.S.S. Sierra, holding the rank of Seamen. He served as Past Commander of the American Legion Post 170 in Rochelle Park. He was a former Bus Operator of MABSTOA, NYC. After retiring, he worked as a Park Ranger for the Bergen County Police Department achieving the rank of Lieutenant. He also worked as a Crossing Guard for the Rochelle Park Police Department. He was a faithful parishioner of Sacred Heart R.C. church in Rochelle Park for more than 50 years. He was an avid fisherman and boater. His zest for life and joyful attitude were pleasantly contagious. He loved to spend time at the beach with his wife, children, grandchildren and friends. He was also a passionate NY Giants fan.
He was the husband of Mary C. Judge for 58 years; father of Jeannette Richards and her husband Thomas of TN, Mary Ellen Senese of Rochelle Park, Teresa Cravello and her husband, Richard, of Rochelle Park, Laura Urban and her husband, Daniel, of Paramus, Colleen Judge of Paramus, William J. Judge III and his wife, Christine, of GA, and Nancy Judge of Dumont; grandfather of 14; son of the late Gertrude and the late William J. Judge Sr.; brother of Carmelia Bornemann, Trudy Doxey, Rosemary Picha and the late Virginia O'Halloran.
Arrangements by Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
Vander Plaat Memorial Home
113 South Farview Avenue Paramus , NJ 07652
Published in Community News on May 15, 2013