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In Loving Memory of

Judy Sheila Brown


Obituary of Judy Sheila Brown

After a lengthy and courageous battle, Judy passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 17, 2023, at the Welland Hospital. She was in her 80th year. Judy's spirit, strong-willed nature, and resilience remained unwavering until the very end.

Judy has now been reunited with her beloved husband and best friend, Walt (2018). She was the much-loved mother of Chris (Yuko) and Les (Luciann). Her role as Grandma was a source of immense joy, and she adored her grandchildren, Jordanne and Jessica, who brought pride and boundless happiness to her life. Above all, she treasured her role as a grandmother, and her grandchildren held a very special place in her heart.

Judy will be lovingly remembered by her sister, Ruth (John) Kormos, as well as her nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her siblings, Eileen (Rick) Westaway, Don Clark, and Fran (Allan) Coons.

A heartfelt thank you is extended to her sister Ruth and nieces Laura and Carol for their undeniable companionship and care, which gave Mom great pleasure and purpose, especially over these last few years.

Judy filled her life with various pursuits, from her visits to the casino to spending time with her many furry companions, especially Charlie and Hina. She cherished the thrill of traveling, with family trips to Disney holding a special place in her heart.

Judy's dedication and service extended to her profession in nursing at the Welland Hospital, where she served for nearly 50 years. Her no-nonsense approach and dedication to the role, made her a proud and respected member of the health care community.

The family extends their heartfelt gratitude to Judy's palliative care team, with special appreciation for the nurses at Niagara Health System and the personal support workers from St. Elizabeth.

In accordance with Judy's wishes, cremation has taken place and arrangements have been entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services. Judy’s family welcomes all to a gathering to celebrate her life at the Blue Star Restaurant, 676 King Street, Welland, on Friday, August 25, 2023 from 5pm to 8pm. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations given to Make A Wish Foundation Canada, would be greatly appreciated by Judy’s family. Online condolences may be shared on Judy’s tribute page found at

Service Information

A Celebration of Life

Date: August 25, 2023
Start Time: 5:00 pm
End Time: 8:00 pm
Venue: Blue Star Restaurant, 676 King Street, Welland

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Mike and Diane Dougherty
1 minute ago

Our sincerest condolences to the family. Your Mom was a great neighbour. So sad to hear of her passing.

Genny Gualtieri
1 month ago

My deepest sympathy to the Brown family.
Judy was a compassionate and dedicated caregiver to those entrusted to her care. A role model in the nursing profession.
I will always remember her kindness and humour.
She is in good company with her loved ones who have gone before.

Joe&Bella Brlek
1 month ago

Chris, Yuko, Les, Lucciann, Jordanne & Jessica.

Please accept our condolences on the passing of your Mom/Gramma. May your special memories help you through this time of sorrow. Thinking of you all during this sad time.
Joe, Bella, Spencer, & Kasey Brlek
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Dan and Marilyn Toneguzzi and Grandma Alcea
1 month ago

Mom and Dad Toneguzzi and Grandma Alcea
Sending our heartfelt sympathy and love to our daughter, son-in-law, grandchildren and Chris and Yuko,
Judy was a compassionate and loving person. We will miss her wit and companionship. May God continue to bless her loved ones, especially at this difficult time .

Bruce Steinburg
1 month ago

Most sincere condolences to you all. Jude always made me feel a part of the family despite the state she occasionally found me in. A tough cookie with a great spirit. I am very grateful for all the fond memories. I trust she is now at peace with Wally. I am sorry for your loss.

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Peter & Christie Phillips
1 month ago

Chris, Les and family,

We are truly sorry for your loss.
Please accept our sincere condolences.
Your Mom was a very nice lady.

Pete and Chris Phillips.

Andrew & Victor Smisko
1 month ago

Chris & Les ,
Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of your mom from the Smisko family.

Dori &Suzanne Degano
1 month ago

We extend our deepest sincere condolences to Les and Luciann ! Our prayers will be with you during this time! God Bless Judy!


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