Carole Jean Hagan Judge

Carole Jean Hagan Judge

SALISBURY—Carole Jean Hagan Judge, 72, of Salisbury, died of natural causes surrounded by family and friends on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. She was born March 9, 1940, the middle of five children, to Julia and James Hagan in Boston.

Carole was a graduate of Jeremiah E. Burke High School in 1958. She met the love of her life, Paul F. Judge, on a blind date. The two were married in Quincy, Mass. on June 18, 1960. The couple lived in Rhode Island and New Hampshire before finally settling down in Bowie, Md., where Carole raised their three daughters. Upon Paul's retirement, Carole and he moved to Ocean City, where the two of them enjoyed over twenty years living near the shore.

Carole was preceded in death by her husband Paul; and her sister, Marie Johnson.

She is survived by her siblings, Patricia Zink, Jim Hagan, and Ruth Fleming; her three daughters, Karen Judge, Christina Judge, and Kathleen Judge Mietus; her four grandchildren, Jordan Smith, Timothy Eckard, Julia Smith, and Emily Mietus; and many nieces and nephews.

In 2006, Carole's nephew Christopher Fleming gave her the gift of renewed life in the form of a donated kidney.

In lieu of flowers, please make any memorial gifts to the American Kidney Fund at or 6110 Executive Blvd. Suite 1010, Rockville, Md. 20852.

A celebration of her life will be held at the Ward Museum on South Schumaker Drive in Salisbury, on Sunday at 10 A.M.

Published in The Daily Times on Sept. 29, 2012