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Judith Ann McAllister

February 19, 1947 ~ March 23, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Judith McAllister Obituary

Judith Ann McAllister, 77, peacefully on March 23, 2024, in Orlando, FL. Born on February 19, 1947, in Hoboken, where she lived for over 25 years, she was a resident of Hazlet, for over 30 years before moving to Winter Springs, FL 11 years ago. Judith lived a vibrant and loving life, filled with joy, music, and cherished moments with her family.

Pre-deceased by her parents, John and Emma Doneman, and her beloved husband Charles McAllister, Judith's legacy of warmth and kindness is carried forward by those she leaves behind. She is survived by her daughters, Cynthia McAllister Hicks (Matthew) and Judie McAllister Deacon (Richard); her grandchildren, Megan Emma Hicks and Benjamin Matthew Hicks; and her grand doggie, Leia. Her memory will also be treasured by many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, and a multitude of friends whose lives she touched deeply.

Judith's educational journey was marked by her graduation from the Academy of the Sacred Heart and the Katherine Gibbs School, laying a foundation for her commitment to excellence and service. She began her professional life working at US Testing in Hoboken, but her true vocation was as a dedicated homemaker and business partner alongside her husband. Together, they built a life of love and support.

Her leadership and community spirit shone brightly as she took on the role of the first president of the American Legion Post 515 Ladies Auxiliary in Port Monmouth. Judith's unwavering support of veterans was further exemplified through her support of the VFW Post 2179 in Port Monmouth. Her faith was an integral part of her life, as evidenced by her active membership at St. Stephen's Catholic community in Winter Springs, FL.

Judith was a Disney aficionado, cherishing every moment spent within the magical realms of Disney World. Her love for gambling was matched only by her appreciation of music, with a particular fondness for the melodies of Engelbert Humperdinck and the tunes of the 50s and 60s. Judith reveled in the experience of live music and attended concerts.

Above all, Judith's favorite pastime was being surrounded by her family, sharing laughter and creating memories that would last a lifetime. Her absence will be felt deeply by all who knew her. Judith has left an indelible mark on the hearts of many and will be missed more than words can express.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude at www.stjude.org.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Friday, April 5th from 4-8pm at the Jacqueline M. Ryan Home for Funerals 233 Carr Ave. Keansburg, NJ. On Saturday, April 6th at 10:00 am there will be a Mass at St. Ann’s Church in Keansburg. Cremation will be private.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 5, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jacqueline M. Ryan Home for Funeral Services Inc (Carr Avenue Keansburg)

Mass
Saturday
April 6, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Ann s Church (Carr Avenue, Keansburg)

Private Cremation

Liberty Grove Memorial Gardens, Old Bridge

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