Judith Sheridan
1944 - 2021
BORN
1944
DIED
2021
Judith Sheridan
October 21, 1944 - November 7, 2021
Puyallup, Washington - Born Oct 21, 1944 to Carl and Marion Shows, our mom passed away November 7, 2021. The Wilson High School graduate, who was born and raised in Tacoma, is preceded in death by her parents, Grandparents Mike and Teresa Scalara of Tacoma and Norval and Zola Shows of New Hebron Mississippi.
Our mom was most proud of two things. Her Italian heritage and her family. She spent most of her youth surrounded by a large family which included aunts, uncles and many cousins. They would spend long summer days at the beach house on Fox Island, attending the Italian picnics in Tacoma and Holidays at her Grandmother's house where all were welcomed.
As a young mother herself our mom would demonstrate her love and commitment to her family. While raising 3 kids and working part time jobs to earn extra money she still found time to volunteer in our classrooms, as a Cub Scout Leader, for the Federal Way Soccer Association, many fast pitch organizations, St Vincent de Paul Parish and Federal Way Boys and Girls Club. Whether mom was getting up early to drive us to school so we didn't have to take the bus or staying up late to finish a school project we forgot was due, we always came first.
Her devotion to our family only grew stronger after grandchildren started to join the picture. "Nana" was always there for a last minute drop off, a card or phone call for those moments that seemed big at the time, having a snack or treat after a long day, annual events to the pumpkin patch, Easter Egg hunts in the backyard, family vacations or driving all over town to not miss a Basketball, Football, Soccer, Wrestling, Track and Field, Softball, Cheerleading event or school function.
Although our mom may have appeared to be all work and no play that is not the case. When she wasn't working for the United States Bankruptcy Court in Tacoma, for 20 years, she enjoyed camping, square dancing, needlework, ceramics, cooking, entertaining, gardening and traveling, especially to Reno.
The ones left behind; husband Robert Sheridan, brother Mike Shows (sister in law Anna), nephew Anthony Shows, niece Rachel Ebeling, great nephews Cameron Shows, Alex & Austin Ebeling, great niece Zoey Shows, son Jeff Stevenson (wife Mayra), son David Stevenson (wife Cindy), daughter Teresa Allen (husband Phil), stepson Rob Sheridan (wife Heidi), grandchildren Kyle Stevenson (wife Josie) Jacob & Alex Stevenson, Ryker Stevenson (wife Alanna), Bronte Stevenson, Yasmine Carreno, Kaylee & Garrett Allen, Cheyanne & Savannah Sheridan, great grandchildren Devanny Stevenson & Kanaan Braae will miss her and keep her in our hearts forever.
In honor of our mom's wishes a private ceremony will be held.

Published by News Tribune (Tacoma) on Nov. 21, 2021.
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My deepest sympathies to Judy´s wonderful family! I got the privilege of knowing Judy and seeing her every week on Wednesdays at 12 o´clock to fix her hair she brought so much fun to my salon and coworkers! We would laugh talk about life sometimes more serious than others but she always had a smile and would make you feel so important! I will miss Judy so very much we had many years together I think about her so often and know she is in such a better place with no more pain and suffering! She is there watching over all of you that were so important to her, she told me constantly the love for her family! Just know you guys are in my thoughts and prayers and I´m so lucky to have known Judy and be able to share her memory forever thank you
Marnie Weir
Friend
November 26, 2021
She will truly be missed. It was a pleasure being her nurse for many years.
Bailey Teitzel
November 24, 2021
I will miss you dearly. You always had good advice for me. Sure glad I knew you when I needed a mom. RIP my friend and we will meet again and have a cup of tea.
Barbara Parham
Friend
November 22, 2021
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