OBITUARY

Judith Ann Antonelli

13 June, 194022 January, 2020

Mrs. Judith Antonelli, née Foote, age 79, of Dallas, Georgia formerly of Rochester, New York, passed away on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020. She was born 13th June 1940 in Tupper Lake, New York. Judy was a loving wife to Alexander Antonelli for 57 years and was a caring mother to her two sons, Chaz and Robert. Judy spent her time volunteering at St Andrew’s Food Cupboard in Rochester, New York. She also enjoyed romance novels and playing solitaire mah-jong. When she wasn’t reading or playing games, Judy enjoyed looking out the deck for avian and rodent visitors with her loving dogs.

Judith Antonelli is survived by her husband Alex, her elder son Chaz, her younger son Robert and both pet Weimaraners, Piper and Spinner.

The family will receive friends at Rosehaven Funeral Home located at 8640 Rose Ave, Douglasville, GA 30134 on Saturday, 25th January 2020 from 11:00am to 12:00pm. A prayer mass and funeral service will follow immediately.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Blue Weimaraner Club of America at http://www.bwcoa.com

Please visit www.whitleygarner.com to share your sentiments and memories of Judith Antonelli.

Services have been entrusted to the care of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, 8640 Rose Ave, Douglasville, GA 30134

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, 25 January , 2020
  • Prayer Service Saturday, 25 January , 2020

Memories

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Carolyn DAngelo

31 January 2020

Judy and I became fast friends at the Food Cupboard in Rochester, NY on Portland Avenue. She helped me learn the "ropes" of interviewing and setting up our groceries and filling orders from our clients. We cliqued and were friends frequently talking about having lunch. All of us who knew Judy have missed her when she was so ill and now also. She and her family are is in my prayers.

Henry Corneles

27 January 2020

Alex and sons:
It was indeed a pleasure to have had you as neighbors for the last 10 years in Irondequoit. Judy was always friendly and nice to us. We are very sorry to hear of her passing and express our deepest sympathies.
Henry and Barbara Corneles

Art Kriesen

26 January 2020

Alex, Robert, Chaz,

So sorry to hear of Judy's passing. You have my most sincere condolences.

Art Kriesen

Chaz Antonelli

26 January 2020

My mother was a patient and caring gentle soul to my father, my brother and me throughout our lives. She had an endearing sweet, playful and almost mischievous streak that was uniquely her own.

Over the past several years as my mother recovered from a series of small strokes and spinal stenosis, she made great strides from being bedridden, unable to move from the waist down, to sitting in a wheelchair, determined to be discharged, to being able to freely stand and walk with assistance. Most recently she was able to walk using a cane, and sometimes, with nothing at all! We were all so proud of the progress she persevered and endured to become able-bodied once again.

At the height of this recent improvement, just as she had nearly fully recovered and rejoining the ranks of able-bodied adults, we suddenly lost her due to an unknown medical issue.

Our family just moved to Dallas, GA three months ago and we really appreciate the outpouring love and compassion from people far and wide.

Rather than a photo with flowers or some serious pose, I've attached a photo of my mother when a new bathtub was installed. She was not advised to minimize bubble bath soap when using a bathtub equipped with bubble jets. She was covered in suds, wearing an innocent grin, something akin to the ones where my brother and I would have after we did something we shouldn't have! Instead of helping mom's cry for help, dad took a picture! (Then he helped her.) This photo brought a smile to my face in this otherwise shameful and traumatic experience. I hope you too enjoy the photo and remember her life with a smile on your face, not tears in your eyes.

Jim and Gwen Hoffman

24 January 2020

Dear Alex, Robert and Chaz,

On behalf of the Rochester Aeromodeling Society in Rochester NY, our prayers are with you this week. Please accept our condolences at this difficult time. Gwen and I cherish, and still talk about the afternoon that we shared with Judy, Robert and Alex this summer, as we prepared for the big move.

God Bless you guys,

Jim and Gwen Hoffman

Debra Mayfield

22 January 2020

The staff of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home and Memorial Park would like to extend our most sincere condolence to the Antonelli Family. We would like to thank you for entrusting the care of your loved one into our hands. Please remember you are not alone and we will always be here for you.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY