Judith Ann Cole of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Syracuse, N.Y., and Tunkhannock, died Friday, Mar. 22, 2013, in Sun Coast Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park, Fla.
She was born in Syracuse, N.Y., on Oct. 17, 1946, and was raised by Doris Sherman.
Judy served alongside her husband for 47 years in various ministries including nine years at the Assembly of God Church in Tunkhannock. Judy's musical talents and voice have blessed many folks.
Judy is survived by her husband of 47 years, Jay; daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl C. and David Stearns of Blue Hill, Maine; and son, Norm Cole of Harrisonburg, Va.; a brother, Ron Yacketta, of Clearwater Fla.; sisters, Jeane Jones, Beverly Marland and Sharon Talley all of Casonova, N.Y., Darlene Morehouse of Syracuse N.Y., and Eunice Gauldey and Cheryl Chelton of Fitzgerald, Ga. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Aiden and Keira Stearns.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Mar. 28, at 11 a.m. from the Tunkhannock Assembly of God Church with Pastor Rick Wormer.
Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock. Visitation will be Wednesday evening, Mar. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock.
On line condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com