William “Bill” Judge, Jr., 76, of Granville Summit, PA, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away at home while surrounded by family on Wednesday afternoon, April 4, 2018.
Born on December 5, 1941 in Philadelphia, Bill was a son of the late William Charles and Tillie (Bell) Judge. After High School graduation, he served our country with the U.S. Air Force.
On March 14, 1963, he married the former Dolores June Forse in Salisbury, MD. Bill will be remembered as a hard worker and a man devoted to family. In addition to working for Sears & Roebuck Co. for over 28 years and retiring as a supervisor in 1992, Bill also delivered appliances during the evening, establishing his own trucking company located in the Philadelphia area. In 1992, he and Dolores moved to Bradford County where they established and operated Judge’s Secondhand Store near Canton. He especially enjoyed family outings at their home and times spent being busy with a project. Bill also was an avid outdoorsman and hunter in earlier years.
In addition to his beloved wife Dolores “Dolly”, surviving are his children; Bill Judge of Philadelphia and Joe (Susan) Judge of Scotch Plains, NJ, four grandchildren; Stephanie, Katie, Michael and James, four siblings; Diane (Tom) Nestel or Durham, PA, Dan (Linda) Judge of Philadelphia, Jeff (Kathy) Judge of Lansdale and Kevin (Sara) Judge of Philadelphia, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family invites friends to call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with Pastor Ron Bly officiating a memorial service at 11a.m. Saturday, Apr. 14, at Pepper Funeral Home & Cremation Facility, 578 Springbrook Dr. Canton. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation in Mr. Judge’s memory to Guthrie Hospice, 421 Tomahawk Dr. Towanda, PA 18848. Share memories and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com