Jude Dunn, 67, of Homosassa Springs, Fla., formerly of Shirley, N.Y., and the hideout at Lake Ariel, Pa., passed away peacefully at her home March 5, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Feb. 21, 1947, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and attended West Babylon High School. She was employed by New York Telephone Company before raising her family.
She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Kevin Dunn; her four children, Heather Sattler, Brian, Erik and Shannon Dunn; seven grandchildren, Ian, Kayla, Sarah, Hannah, Erik, Samantha and Travis. She is fondly remembered by her two sisters, Dorothy Cast and Joann McIntyre; her brother, Vincent Capasso; and many nieces and nephews. Jude was well known for her sense of humor and joke telling, she enjoyed country music and dancing.
A celebration of life prayer service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 1901 S.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River, with Father Ron Marecki presiding. Inurnment services will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Florida national Cemetery, Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial contribution to Hospice of Citrus County,
or the Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements are under the direction of Strickland Funeral home with Crematory of Crystal River, 352-795-2678.