On September 29, 2007. (nee Wilgus) Age 66. Of Gloucester City. Devoted and Caring Mother of Tammy Sharp of Blackwood, Robyn Scott of Montclair, Virginia, Lisa Cook of Gloucester City and Susan Hurley of Westville. Beloved Daughter of Martin Connelly of Gloucester City and the late Kathryn Connelly. Dear Sister of Shirley Fox of Gloucester City, Wayne Connelly of Brooklawn and the late Jerome Wilgus. Caring grandmother of Jason Sharp, Adam Scott, William Sharp, Melissa McGinness, Megan Scott, Jesse Sharp, Joshua McGinness, Carolyn Scott, Khristian Cook, Amanda Dravecz, Ciara Hurley and Brandon Hurley. Beloved great-grandmother of Cheyenne McGinness, Kaley Scott, Thomas McGinness, Joshua McGinness, Jr. and Jesse Sharp. Survived by many nieces and nieces.
Judith was born in Philadelphia, PA and has been a lifelong resident of Gloucester City. She was a graduate of Gloucester City High School in 1958 and was very involved as a Band Parent for the High School. Judith was very civically minded and loved being involved in her community. She was one of the founding members of the Gloucester City Community Choir and an active member of the Gloucester City Celebrations Committee. Judith worked for over twenty years as a board worker for Camden County during each Election and was proud of this service. She was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church on Monmouth Street in Gloucester City where she was part of the Choir Council, Sunday School Teacher for over 30 years and Chairman of the Christian Education Committee. She worked as a clerk for the K-Mart in Pennsauken.
Relatives, friends and members of her organizations are kindly invited to attend her viewing on Tuesday Evening from 7 to 9 pm at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, (at Brown Street) Gloucester City. On Wednesday morning, the viewing will be from 10 to 11 am in the First Baptist Church of Gloucester City: Monmouth and Sussex Streets, Gloucester City. Baptist Service 11 am in the church officiated by Pastor John Hill. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Gloucester City. Family requests memorial donations in Judith's memory to First Baptist Church: Sunday School Program: P.O. Box 47, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to the family through our funeral home website www.mccannhealey.com under online obituaries of Judith Diehlman.
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