BARRE - Faith E. "Judy" Morrow DeForge, 88 years young, of North Barre Manor, passed away peacefully, after a short illness, on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin.
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Born on Feb. 21, 1925, in Bolton, she was the daughter of Ernest and Lena (May) Morrow.
On Aug. 7, 1943, Judy married Warren Francis DeForge in Dodge City, Kan. After the end of World War II, they moved back to Vermont, where she lived until her passing. He died on Nov. 27, 1956.
Judy is survived by her six children, Sandra McGrath (Frank), of Kentucky, David DeForge (Eileen), of Tennessee, Wanda Cotnoir, of Vermont, Patsy Quimby (Robert), of New York, Steven DeForge, of Maine, and Virginia Mears (Maurice), of Tennessee; 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; a brother, Robert Pecor (Joanne), of Vermont; and a sister, Barbara Pritchard, of Vermont.
Besides her parents and her husband, two grandsons predeceased her.
Judy was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 790 Auxiliary of Barre for nearly 50 years.
Her passion was crocheting, especially her crocheted doll collection. She also enjoyed bingo, playing cards, jigsaw puzzles and watching golf on television. She loved her family and getting together with them.
Her funeral service and celebration of her life will be held on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at 1 p.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Entombment will take place in the Hooker and Whitcomb vault in Barre to await later burial in St. Sylvester Cemetery in Websterville.
Contributions in her memory may be made to a
Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home - Barre
7 Academy Street, Suite 1
Barre, VT 05641
Published in Times Argus from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2014