Judith Reigh “Judy” Holt Orndorff, 78, of Tallahassee, Fla., died peacefully Thursday, August 1, 2019, with her family at her side. She was born September 6, 1940, in Uniontown, a daughter of the late William and Adalene Potter Holt of Ohiopyle.
She attended the University of Cincinnati, and later in life worked as a substitute teacher at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, S.C., where she lived. Judy was predeceased by her parents, William and Adalene Holt; and a brother, Larry Holt.
Surviving are her husband, Richard Orndorff; children Nancy Goldsby and husband Kenneth, Laurie Davis and husband William; grandchildren Jennifer Fleck and husband Matthew, and Christie Radulski and husband Alec, all of Tallahassee, Lauren Goldsby of Gainesville, Fla., and Nathan Davis of Tallahassee; and great-grandchildren Luke Fleck and Felix Radulski, both of Tallahassee.
She was a member of the Great Crossing Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Judy was a friend to many, and despite having lived in many cities and states, she always made a point to sustain her friendships. She encouraged and supported her family tirelessly. Grandma Judy was a surrogate mother and grandmother to many children’s and grandchildren’s friends. She was a excellent cook and took pride in maintaining a beautiful home. The birth of her two great-grandsons last year brought her immeasurable joy.
Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 8, and from 10 to 11 a.m., the hour of service, Friday, August 9, in BROOKS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 111 E. Green Street, Connellsville, with the Rev. Thomas Bonomo officiating. Interment will follow in the Irwin Memorial Cemetery, Ohiopyle.
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