BARTON, Vt. - Judith L. (Perkins) Gruden, 60, of Barton, Vermont passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at her home in Barton, Vermont. She was born on March 8, 1960 in Exeter, N.H., to Richard and Marjorie (Davies) Perkins.
She was raised in Hampton Falls, N.H., and attended Winnacunett High School in Hampton, N.H. For the past five years she resided in Barton, Vermont with her companion, Howard Young.
Judy started her career at Seabrook Yankee Greyhound where she worked for several years. After moving to West Virginia she started and managed a professional dog kennel business and was actively involved in Monica's Heart Greyhound Adoption. She was a devoted animal lover and through the years rescued and adopted many dogs and cats. She enjoyed painting and gardening. She also loved to go to the beach whenever possible.
In addition to Howard, she is survived by her daughter Tiffany Kirk and her husband Justin of Chapmanville, West Virginia, by her siblings: Deborah Benn of Hampton, N.H., Alan Perkins and his wife Dale of Hampton, N.H., David Perkins and his wife Patricia of Union, N.H., Cheryl Perkins of Salsbury, Mass., and by several nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolences at curtis-britch.com
. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home & Cremation Service, locally family owned and operated.