With much sadness, the family of Judith Morley, age 94, of Amherst announce her peaceful passing at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Thursday, November 15, 2012.
Born in Bournemouth, England she was a daughter of the late Cyril and Jessie (Ottaway) Chaundy.
During the war years, Judith served in the Women's Land Army in England, where she met and married John Morley, a Canadian Soldier. Becoming a war bride she emigrated to Canada in 1945, starting her life in Glace Bay. She later lived in Amherst, Charlottetown and Halifax, where she spent 14 years as Secretary to the Dean of Dentistry at Dalhousie University. Retiring to Amherst she became an active member of the Lord Amherst Chapter of the IODE, and a member of the Holy Family Parish, where she was active in the CWL and St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Judith will be sadly missed by her daughter, Carole (Michael) Ridding, Santa Barbara, California and Anthony (Fran) Morley, Amherst, NS; 5 grandchildren, Jacob and Sarah Morley, Rebecca, Allison and Phillip Morley; 2 great grandchildren, Anna and Sophia Felesky; a brother, Paul Chaundy, Cardiff, Wales;daughter-in-law, Michelle.
She was predeceased by her husband John in 1989 and a son James.
Judith's remains have been entrusted into the care of the Furlong Jones Funeral Home, Amherst from where a time of visitation will be held Sunday from 7 to 9 pm. Parish prayers to be read at 8:30. Funeral mass will be celebrated from Holy Family Parish, Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10 am. Burial in the Parish Cemetery.
Donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society or a charity of the donor's choice gratefully accepted. www.furlongjones.ca