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Carol Judkins (1936-2019)

Carol Judkins

FARMINGTON - Carol L. Judkins of Farmington passed peacefully on Oct. 2, 2019 at Sandy River Center in Farmington, surrounded by her loving family.

Carol was born at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington, on Nov. 24, 1936, daughter of William and Helena Tutty of Wilton.

Carol was a 1955 graduate of Wilton Academy. She wed Gene R. Judkins, the love of her life, of Wilton on Sept. 8, 1956 and the following year, they started their family. Carol and Gene owned a grocery store on Main Street in Wilton. She also worked at G.H. Bass in the shipping department for many years, and at the Wilton Golf Course Pro Shop.

Carol was a beloved and loving wife of 63 years, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed playing cards with friends, reading, gardening and yard work. She also loved listening to music and dancing, and her family loved to watch her dance with her husband and soulmate. They also enjoyed many evenings with friends at the VFW hall in Jay.

Carol is survived by; daughter, Jo-Ellen and husband Rick Nelson of Durham; two sons, Gary Judkins of Wilton, and Mark Judkins of Buxton; and many beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like to request that donations be made to the Sandy River Center, 119 Livermore Falls Road, Farmington ME 04938.

A Celebration of Life will be scheduled for later in the fall. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Rd., Farmington, ME 04938.

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  1. Carol was a wonderful lady! Though I know her family will miss her, I also know she is happy to be reunited with Gene and other family members. So sorry for your loss

  2. My condolences to the Judkins family. I spent many happy hours playing at their house as a child and both Gene and Carol were always very welcoming and kind.

  3. My sincere condolences to you Jo-Ellen...and to your family.... hugs

  4. Growing up as a frequent guest in the Judkins home, both Carol and Gene were like second parents to me. They were lovely people and I'm sure that they are greatly missed by their family. My heartfelt condolences to Jo-Ellen, Mark, and Gary and their families.

  5. My heart felt condolences as I sit here with tears in my eye's. Like Anne I spent time with the family, Carol and Gene were great people who loved their family and will be greatly missed. My prayers are with you "Jo" Mark and Gary

  6. I will miss her and her beautiful family. I hope they find peace in the fact that Mr and Mrs Judkins couldnt have been more loved and supported. I'm blessed to have met Carol and her husband. I'm forever touched to see how loved they are. I will be praying for you guys. I've never seen two parents light up so much when talking about their children and grandchildren. Thank you for allowing me to love them...and their family.
    Love, Shelli :) <3