Judith H. Wade, 70, of Alexandria Bay, passed away on March 19th, 2014. Judy, who was affectionately known as Tude to her family and friends, was born in Greenfield, MA on November 1, 1943 to George H. Bud Hebert and Lillian M. Hebert. Judy graduated from Alexandria Central High School and received her degree from Bay Path Junior College in Springfield, MA. She was married to Gordon Dan Wade (deceased), of Manchester, MA and later married to Patrick J. Simpson of Alexandria Bay, NY.
Judy grew up as the nurturing, older sister to her brothers and spent several years working at Adventure Town in Alexandria Bay. Later, she helped operate the Edgewood Resort along with her brothers George, Jeff, and Michael. She enjoyed spending time on the St. Lawrence River, cooking, gardening, reading, playing bridge, being at the beach, and spending time with her family. Judy also was actively involved with the church choir at St. Cyrils Catholic Church in Alexandria Bay. Judy is survived by four children: Michelle Wade-Jacobs and Ronald Jacobs, of Oswego, NY and their eight children (Jason, Stephanie, Rachael, Shyloh, Laurel, Eahan, Rohan, Quinn); Scott and Lori Pistolesi Wade, of Gouverneur, NY; Gordon and Julia Phelps Wade, of St. Louis, MO and their two daughters (Alexandra & Regan); and Julie Wade and Bradley Garza, of Alexandria Bay, NY and her daughter, Marissa Ely. She is also survived by her three brothers; George M. Hebert, of Evans Mills, NY; Jeffrey B. Hebert, of Palm Coast, FL; and Michael B. Hebert, of Gouverneur, NY, along with many loving nieces and nephews (Beau & Brian Hebert; Kylie & Cole Hebert; Cully & Cory Hebert).
Judys life will be celebrated at a memorial service at Frederick Brothers Funeral Home in Theresa, NY at 11 am on Monday, March 24th followed by an honorary mass at St. Cyrils Catholic Church in Alexandria Bay later this spring. Rev. Douglas Comstock will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hospice & Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.
Condolence may be made at www.frederickbrosfuneralhome.com