Obituary of Judith Lynn Mignone
Judith “Judy” Lynn Mignone (nee Webb), age 73, passed away peacefully at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, surrounded at bedside by her family on Sunday, October 20, 2019.
Judy will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Louis Jr. and Gary. She will also be forever in the hearts of her four grandchildren, Louis III, Gary Jr., Joseph and Natalie, and her daughters-in-law, Patricia and Pilar. Judy was predeceased by her husband of 51-years Louis “Lou,” her parents, William and Marion (nee Kelly), and her brothers, William “Buddy,” and Robert. She will also be missed by her many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Judy happily lived in the Valley section of West Orange, NJ, for her entire life. She epitomized what it means to care for the Valley section and enjoyed living in her local neighborhood that she always called “home.”
Judy graduated from Our Lady of the Valley High School in 1963, and she took pride in completing 12 years of Catholic school teaching. On November 26, 1966, she married Louis J. Mignone. Together, they had two sons, Louis Jr. and Gary that they raised in their Mitchell Street home.
Judy was a dedicated employee of the Hudson News Company for 32 years. She was well-recognized and loved by countless friends for her joyful sense of humor and selfless, caring nature. She was a lifelong parishioner at Our Lady of the Valley Roman Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Rosary Society. She was also a dedicated member of the Township of West Orange’s Prime Timers Club.
Judy’s greatest passion was her family. She especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and vacationing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and the Jersey shore. She will be greatly missed by her family and loved ones.
Visitation will be held at Dangler Funeral Home, 340 Main St., West Orange, NJ, on Thursday, October 24, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 25, at 10 a.m., at Our Lady of the Valley Church, 518 Valley St., Orange, NJ. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover, NJ.