Horn, Judith C.
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Judith Catherine Horn, beloved daughter of Kenneth P. and Catherine Evanson Horn, passed away unexpectedly on March 13, 2014 at her home in Rockville, Maryland. Judy was born in Danbury, CT. Judy graduated from Saint Gregory the Great Elementary School, Danbury. As a young girl, Judy enjoyed membership in Camp Fire Girls with Pat O'Brien. Judy graduated from New Milford High School where she was an honor student. While at New Milford High School, Judy earned many honors and awards including the Bausch and Lomb Science Medal.!Judy attended Mount Holyoke College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychobiology. While at Mount Holyoke, Judy was chosen to be a laboratory instructor and research assistant in the Psychology Department. After her graduation from college, Judy accepted a position at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology where she did research in Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. Then Judy took a position at George Washington University Medical Center where she worked in cancer research. From there she went to the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Judy's final position was Lead Medical Technologist in Hemotology at NIH. The NIH Clinical Center presented Judy with the 2013 Director's Award in Patient Care for improvement of diagnostic procedures in peripheral blood and bone marrow analyses in hematological disorders.! Judy was a talented artist who worked in many media. Her favorite medium was kilnformed glass. Judy studied glass arts in Florence, Italy, and on the Isle of Murano, and at Glen Echo Park Art Center, Maryland. One of Judy's kilnformed glass pieces was pictured in the Glen Echo Park Art And Culture Catalog Of Courses. ! Judy was an accomplished equestrian who, while in High School, enjoyed many happy times at Kent Hollow Farms. She won myriad ribbons for horsemanship. A lover of animals, Judy worked in Dr Haberle's Veterinary Clinic in New Milford. JudyJudy was predeceased by her great-grandfather, J.C. Higgins; Grandfathers Samuel H. Evanson and Edwin C. Horn; Grandmothers Eleanor Armstrong Evanson and Margaret Higgins Horn. ! Besides her bereaved parents, Judy will be sadly missed by Aunt Ruth Evanson Underwood of Bow, New Hampshire, and Aunt Carol Evanson Blake and her husband Bob of Montpellier, VT. Judy will be missed by her cousins, Karen Murray, Linda Kolb, Jean Stewart, and Kristen Scribner. Judy will be sorely missed by special friends, Sabrina Ivory and Jeannette McNulty Parry with whom she shared the bonds of sisterhood. Judy leaves behind her family of friends and colleagues at NIH.! Funeral services are Private. Internment will take place in St. Francis Cemetery in New Milford, CT. Family and Friends are asked to honor Judy by performing an act of love and kindness. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:! H.O.R.S.E. of Connecticut, Inc. 43 Wilbur Road Washington, CT 06777
www.horseofct.orgMARYLAND THERAPEUTIC RIDING 1141 Sunrise Beach Road Crownsville, Maryland 21032 www.horsesthatheal.org/donate. Funeral arrangements were handled by Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street in New Milford, CT
Lillis Funeral Home
58 Bridge Street
New Milford, CT 06776
Published in News Times from Mar. 18 to Mar. 23, 2014