Judith M. Ash, 87

Oct 1, 2020 by

Loved oil painting, rug hooking and knitting

Published October 1, 2020

NORTH READING — Judith M. (Anderson) Ash,  87, of North Reading, formerly of Lynn and Newton, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington.

Born in Boston on July 6, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Walter A. and Elva S. (Ford) Anderson. Judith was raised in Newton and was a graduate of Newton High School, Class of 1951.

She worked as a secretary for Boston University, Service Systems in North Reading and Compugraphic in North Reading. Judith retired from Compugraphic as a Marketing Representative.

She was a resident of North Reading for the past 61 years. She was a member of the Newcomer’s Club, Girl Scouts, Granite State Wheelmen Bicycle Club and East Coast Sidebanders Radio Club. Judith loved oil painting, rug hooking and knitting.

Family members include her loving husband of 68 years, Howard M. Ash; her son, Russell H. Ash and his wife Karen of Nashua, N.H.; her daughters, Carolyn J. Ash of North Reading and Martha E. Hartery and her husband Owen of Chelmsford; her grandchildren, Brian, Laura, Shannon and Colleen, and her great-grandchildren, Alana, Austin and Julian. She was the sister of the late Warren C. Anderson.

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are by the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. To leave an online message of condolence visit: www.croswellfuneralhome.com.

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