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Judith Anne Krone, age 56, of Westport, beloved wife of 34 years of Martin W. Krone, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 10, 2012 following a five plus year battle with cancer. Judith was born three months premature in 1956 and her strength to survive was evident as an infant. Born and raised in Buffalo, NY she graduated from State University College of NY at Buffalo where she met the love of her life, Marty. She later received her PhD in Textiles from Purdue University. She worked for most of her career at the Textile Research Institute in Princeton, NJ. She and her family have been residents of Westport since 2001. An active parishioner of Assumption Church in Westport, she and Marty taught Religious Education for the last 10 years and also volunteered cleaning and setting up the Church. Judith loved gardening, mystery novels, watching old movies with Marty and spending time with her children. Survivors in addition to her husband include two beloved children, Charlotte Anne Krone and Wyatt Krone of Westport; her father, Henry Ostrowski of Buffalo; a sister, Mary Ball of El Dorado Hills, CA; a brother, Henry Ostrowski of Sloan, NY; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her mother, Elsie Ostrowski and a brother, Raymond Ostrowski. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. meeting directly at Assumption Church, 98 Riverside Ave., Westport, CT. Interment will be private. Friends may greet the family Sunday from 2-6 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. If desired memorial contributions may be made to The Norma Pfriem Foundation (Tower 7, Oncology Floor), 267 Grant Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610. For information or to sign an online guest register please visit www.SpearMillerFuneralHome.com
Spear-Miller Funeral Home
39 South Benson Road Fairfield, CT 06824
Published in Connecticut Post from Oct. 12 to Oct. 13, 2012