Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of Kenneth A. Burke of Westborough and the late Mildred (Hoyle) Burke. She was educated in Westborough schools and was a graduate of Westborough High School.
Judy was the owner and operator of Grey Pine Stables in North Grafton, and enjoyed horses, sewing, wood carving, and painting. She had been a resident of North Grafton for 43 years, previously living in Westborough.
In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by one son, William Scott Grey of Millbury; one daughter, Jill C. Grey of North Grafton; two sisters-in-law, Judy Grey Smith and her husband Andrew of Millbury and Janet Grey Collins of Westborough; a nephew, Daniel Roberts; and a grand-nephew, Myles Rychlik.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, Nov.15, at 2 p.m., at the Congregational Church of Westborough, 57 West Main St. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery will be private. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Rose Monahan Hospice Home, 10 Judith Rd., Worcester, MA 01601.
For more on her courageous battle with her illness and the efforts by her family and friends to help her, visit http://communityadvocate.com/2013/09/16/westborough-native-battles-serious-illness-with-help-from-friends.