Judith Anne “Judy” Carton

Judith Anne “Judy” Carton

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 18 Aug 2019 (aged 70)
Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Burial Cremated, Specifically: Judy's ashes will be taken to sea in a special ceremony.
Memorial ID 202285536 · View Source
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Rejoice in the Lord always and again I say, Rejoice!

Early in the morning my best friend and my love Judith Anne Carton went to be with the Lord. While all of us who knew her grieve our loss, we hold firm to our belief, that she has joined the Saints who have gone before us.

Judy had a passion for life. She enjoyed traveling, and with her wife Barbara they have a travel Franchise with Cruise Planners. Judy was a very active member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rehoboth, Delaware, and was a member of the Session, chaired the Worship Committee and always lent a hand to whatever needed to be done. She also was a member of a Rehoboth Chapter 4 of BNI.

Judy is survived by her partner and wife Barbara, her brothers James (Francis) David (Sharri) and Larry (Elvira) Carton, and her in-laws, Thomas (Donna), Scott (Kim) Macfie and Bonnie (Tracy) Walker and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She loved them all.

In lieu of flowers, please follow your heart, as Judy did, and donate to a charity, or organization of your choice, in her memory. Memorial service to be announced at a later date.

source: https://www.parsellfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/Judith-Anne-Carton-Macfie/#!/Obituary
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Judy died in her sleep at her home in Lewes, Delaware. Her loving wife, Barbara Macfie was at her side.

Judy will be remembered for creativity, her thoughtfulness and her zest for life. An avid traveller the and Barbara travelled the world.

Judy attended San Diego State University from 1967-1972 and received her BA in Family Studies, Sociology and Health Education

Judy served in several capacities throughout her life including Girl Scout Leader.

In 1980 Judy was the San Diego Pride Parade Grand Marshall along with Bruce Voeller.

Judy also served as President of Dignity/San Diego (1980-1982 & 1990-1992)and National Secretary for Dignity USA (1983-1984). In 1984 the Advocate Magazine listed Judy as one of 400 gay leaders in the United States. Judy was also a founding member of Woman Spirit.

She had worked as a dispatcher in her earlier working years for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Judy served as Vice President of Collegiate Insurance Resources, a division of USI Affinity. She was Director of Account Management at Beech Street, Inc./ Capp Care, Inc. (2002-2004) and Vice President for USI Affinity Collegiate Insurance (2004 to 2017).

Judy married Barbara Macfie on Oct 4, 2013.

In her retirement years she and Barbara ran a successful travel business (2015-2019).

Judy is preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur (Bill) Carton and Marianne (Davies) Carton. She is survived by her wife, Barbara, three brothers David, James and Lawrence, and numerous other relatives.
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49 years ago, Aug 22, 1970, Judy and I (Pat McArron) married. Little did we know what the future would be for us. Our marriage did not survive for all the obvious reasons (only obvious after the fact) but our love did. We both eventually found the persons with whom we would spend the rest of our lives together. The journey has been remarkable for both of us. Knowing that I will not see her smile again and hear her voice is painful. And knowing the love we shared over the years is now a comfort. I am also comforted in knowing that Judy had Barbara in her life to the end. ~ Pat McArron


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judith Anne “Judy” Carton (15 Jan 1949–18 Aug 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 202285536, ; Maintained by Pat McArron (contributor 47348594) Cremated, who reports a Judy's ashes will be taken to sea in a special ceremony..