Frances P. Judge

Frances P. Judge of West Chester Frances P. Judge (nee McLaughlin), 82, of West Chester, passed away on Feb. 13, 2013, at Chester County Hospital. Born in 1930 in Chester, Frances Patricia was the daughter of Mary (Hinderhofer) and Patrick J. McLaughlin, both deceased. She resided in Chester until her marriage. Fran was a 1948 graduate of Notre Dame Catholic High School in Moylan, Pa. After high school, she worked for Penn Steel Casting Company in Chester. She also enjoyed 17 years as a secretary at Ridley Senior High School in Folsom and she was an active member of Our Lady of Peace Church in Milmont Park, Pa. for forty years. She enjoyed traveling along the east coast with her husband to visit family and friends. Frances was the beloved wife of the late Donald F. Judge, Sr. She was the loving mother of Patricia F. Fabris, Brian D. Judge and Donald F. Judge, Jr.; and dear grandmother of five grandchildren. She was predeceased by her siblings, Harry McLaughlin, Mary (Sissy) Judge, Nancy Bullock and Donald McLaughlin. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, March 1, and to her Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. at Ss. Simon & Jude Church, 8 Cavanaugh Ct., West Chester. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ss. Simon & Jude Catholic Education Fund, ATTN: Sister J. Norton, I.H.M., 6 Cavanaugh Ct., West Chester, PA 19382. Arrangements by the Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382, 610-431-9000. Online condolences at

Published in The Daily Local on Feb. 24, 2013