Obituary of Judith Bates (Levinson)
September 23, 2017, at age 77. Survived by her loving companion of 40 years, Bill Maresca; sons, David (Darcy Monroe) & Darryl (Cheri) Bates; grandchildren, Jonathan Bates, Leslie (Santo) Zennon, Kady, Lee & Wesley Bates, Peter (Laura) Discipio; great-grandchildren, Brody, Jauna, Carter & Lucia; brother, Donald (Diane) Levinson; nephews, Kevin (Tammy) & Keith (Kim) Levinson & niece, Kim (Jeff) Greene.
Judy worked as a chemical dependency counselor. After her retirement, she dedicated her remaining time to caring for her family & friends, education and leading support groups at local clinics She was a patient & supportive teacher with a passion for literacy, life & the arts. She always reinforced positive thinking & inspiring love in others was her life-long goal.
Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 11 AM in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Friends are asked to gather at the main entrance.
Donations in Judy's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.