Jeanne Burke Judge, formerly of Lincoln Way, Lisbon, Ohio, passed from this life on 29 January 2017, surrounded by family, after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Mrs. Judge is survived by her husband, Charles Vincent Judge II, sons, Charles Vincent Judge III (Gail), Harold Burke Judge (Regina), Jon Michael Judge (Larysa), and James Matthew Judge, grandsons Casey Burke Judge, Alexander Christian Judge and Aidan Jack Judge, and sisters Eileen Burke Peterson (Jon) and Elizabeth Burke Sweeney (Anthony Jr).
Mrs. Judge is further survived by nieces Julia Guenther (Robert), Jennifer Helmecki (Dave), Marene Baker (Chris) and Kathleen Clair (Joseph) and their children. She is preceded in death by her parents E. Harold Burke and Irene Murray Burke.
Mrs. Judge was a graduate of Marywood University, (B.S.Ed.) Scranton, Pennsylvania and George Washington University (GWU) (M. Ed.). After graduating from Marywood University in 1962, she came to Maryland and began her teaching career in Prince George’s County. She began as an elementary school teacher at Forest Heights Elementary and then transferred to Somerset and Tulip Grove Elementary schools in Bowie, MD.
Following completion of graduate school at GWU, “Miss Jeanne” found her niche in Special Education at the Glen Dale Special Center and Chapel Forge Early Childhood Center where she taught special needs preschool children. She became a member of the P.G. County Preschool Testing Team, as an educator. The Team’s mission was to identify children with special needs for placement in special centers.
A Memorial Mass, followed by a celebration of Jeanne’s life, will be held in the Chapel on the hill at Sacred Heart Parish, Bowie, MD on 17 February 2017. Memorial Mass in the Chapel will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. A repast, eulogy, and celebration of life with the family will be held immediately following the Mass until 10:00 p.m. in Whitemarsh Hall, adjacent to the Chapel. Guests unable to attend the Memorial Mass are welcome to participate in the repast. The hall will be open at 7 p.m. to receive guests not attending the Mass.
Mrs. Judge has donated her body for medical research; there will be no viewing held prior to the Memorial Mass. The inurnment of her remains will be conducted at the Columbarium on the grounds of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD at a future date to be determined.
Donations in lieu of flowers are requested:
St. Kateri Tekakwitha Novitia, c/o Mother Maria Aeiparthenos, 1714 Crain Highway, Upper Marlboro, MD 20744. Or, Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122. Or a charity of your choice. Please view and sign the family’s guestbook at: www.beallfuneral.com