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Judy K. Purdy

February 27, 1955 — November 29, 2022

Indian Township

Judy Kay Purdy, 67, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2022, at her home in Indian Township.  Judy was born in Princeton, IL, on February 27, 1955, daughter of Charles and Mary (Austin) Hitchcock.

Judy attended schools in Illinois and worked at the local food factories.  On July 9, 1974, she married George Purdy.  In 1993 they relocated to Indian Township where she worked for Creative Apparel, and made wreaths for Worcester Wreath, Guptill Farms, and Gold Star Co.  Judy loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  She enjoyed playing card and dice games, bingo, and scratch tickets. 

In addition to her parents, Judy was predeceased by her husband George Purdy; children Georgia, Edward, and Mary Purdy; sister Lois Hitchcock; and brothers Kenneth Austin, and Charles, Dale, Robert, and Steve Hitchcock.  Surviving are her five children, Rita Purdy, Jessica Purdy, Tanna Ackley and husband Scott, Cheyanne Lewey, and Nate Purdy; five grandchildren, Timothy and Donavon Blue, Anjelita Muniz, Asher Ackley, and Lydia Lewey; a sister Shirley Springer and husband Leonard of Dixon, IL; special nephews Jason and Robert Hitchcock; dear friend Sonya Dana; and many nieces and nephews.  Special thanks to the Indian Township Elderly Advocates.

Visitation will be held at her daughter Rita’s home, 3 Wolf Ave, Indian Township, beginning 2 p.m. Sunday, December 4, 2022, until 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 6.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Brad Morin 12 noon Tuesday, December 6, at St. Ann Church, Peter Dana Point.  Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. 
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