Judy A. James, a lifelong resident of Taylor, died Sunday morning at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William E. James, on Sept. 17, 1996.
Daughter of the late Peter and Adella Davidowski Godlewski, Judy was educated in Taylor schools. She was a longtime member of the Baptist Tabernacle Church of Taylor. A proud member of the ILGWU, Judy worked for both Dutchess and Lennie Lee Manufacturers of Old Forge before retirement.
She is survived by her loving sister, Helen J. Smith, Scranton; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Jean Kalinich; and brothers, Tony, Chester, Frank, Michael, John, Ray and Henry Godlewski.
Her sister would like to thank the second-floor staff of the Jewish Home, as well as doctors Steven B. Eisner and Maryann McDonald for the tremendous care they collectively gave to Judy.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, with services by Rev. Thomas Sica, pastor of Open Door Baptist Church in Scranton. Interment will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. Visit www.KearneyFuneralHome.com
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