Judith Louise Brodbeck, 78, passed away on April 28, 2020 at home in Leesburg, FloridaJudy grew up in Jersey City, N.J. and graduated from Drake Secretarial College in 1960.In 1965, she moved to Cape May County, N.J. and began her lifelong career as a Paralegal. She worked for 10 yrs. at Cape Atlantic Legal Services and for 30 yrs. at the law office of Barry, Corrado, Grassi & Gibson. She truly enjoyed her positon and was a dedicated employee.Judy had many interests and hobbies throughout the years. She was the past president of the Town Bank Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed living on their farm, Troubled Acres, with her loving husband Wayne. Raising many animals from chickens to cattle, as well as a variety of vegetables that she ‘canned and put up.’ The farm also grew Christmas trees, with a little shop of holiday décor and wreaths that Judy made by hand.She was creative and for several years had a ceramic studio, Judy’s Ceramics, housed in their basement. The molds were poured in the shop and fired in their kilns. Many friends and family came each week to paint their latest masterpieces.Judy also had an adventurous side. She and Wayne enjoyed motorcycle riding and traveling in their RV trekking to 49 of the 50 states. She particularly loved the state of Alaska.Her favorite hobbies were counted cross stitch, Mahjong and bingo. Her cross stitch creations are nothing short of spectacular and she seemed to create them with ease.Judy was an outgoing, giving and compassionate person, who will be missed by the many lives she touched.Judy is predeceased by her son, Robert J. (Bob) Laus, Jr.. She is survived by her loving husband Wayne Brodbeck, her children Jodi Maychak, Jim & Laura Laus, Charlene Laus, Linda & Clint Clement, Diane McPherson, Susan Stiles, very dear friend Mary Lang and many grandchildren and great grandchildren and her dog Buffy.Services for immediate family only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Lake County.
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