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Judith Ann (nee Lake) Strover

Obituary for Judith Ann (nee Lake) Strover

October 28, 2017
Newtown, Pennsylvania


Judith Ann Strover, (nee Lake), of Newtown, passed away into God's loving care on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at her residence. She was 67 years old. Judy, as she was affectionately known by her family and friends was born on May 30, 1950 in Summit N.J. to Victor and Margaret E. (nee Ridgeway) Lake and was raised in Dover N.J. She was the wife to Russell G. Strover and together they shared 37 wonderful years of marriage. Judy worked as a Medical Secretary and Doctor's Nurse for the Medical Associates of Dover N.J. after earning her Associate's Degree in Business from Dover Business College. She was also devoted to her family and enjoyed cooking, arts and crafts, and was also an animal lover. In previous years, she taught Sunday School at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Newtown.

In addition to her husband Russell, Judy is survived by her beloved mother, Margaret E.(nee Ridgeway) Lake, her children; Alyson B. McDonnell (Frank) and Jason G. Strover (Lauren), and her stepchild; Marvin Eric Strover. She was the loving Grammy to Pyper and Taylor and the step grandmother to Stacey, Courtney, Ryan, Delaney, and Lily. Judy also leaves to cherish her memory her sister, Sheryl Lukas, and her niece and nephew, Jeanette Jueckstock and Joe Lukas.

Relatives and friends are invited to Judy's Life Celebration on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Swartz-Givnish of Newtown, 323 E. Washington Ave. Newtown PA, 18940 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. followed by her memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be held privately at Washington Crossing National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Judy's name may be made to the ASPCA at

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