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Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel

5471 Far Hills Ave, Dayton, OH

OBITUARY

Judith Ann Whittaker

September 25, 1935February 7, 2020

WHITTAKER, Judith Ann (Judy), Friday, February 7, 2020 a loving mother to her children and her dog, passed away at the age of 84. Judy was born September 25, 1935 in Indianapolis, IN to Leona and Vern Hutchinson. On April 22, 1976, she married the love of her life, Phillip L. Whittaker and together they raised two sons, Mike and Tom, and a daughter, Lisa. She spent most of her career as a successful legal professional, retiring in 2006 from Coolidge Wall Co., LPA.Judy was a talented artist and her art reflected her passions for nature, animals, and architecture. She was also an avid antique collector with a gift for spotting unique and hidden treasures. She was known for her endless energy, her quick wit and smile ("hey lady!"), and most of all, her love for her family and her dog, Dash. Judy was preceded in death by her husband Phil Whittaker (2016), and is survived by her daughter Lisa Douglas and husband Brent (Kettering, OH), her son Michael Cobb and wife Tracy (Dallas, TX), her grandchildren Lauren and Logan Cobb (Dallas, TX), and her brother David Hutchinson and wife Trish (Waldorf, MD).A celebration of Judy’s life and art will take place in early summer. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Judy’s name to Hospice of Dayton, Inc. or The Humane Society of Greater Dayton. TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-FAR HILLS CHAPEL in care of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.

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Dick Lantis

February 16, 2020

Judy was a wonderful neighbor who really loved her dog, Dash.

John Wolfgang

February 10, 2020

So sorry to hear of Judy's passing. I only met her a couple of times before she moved to Texas and I left Indianapolis. She was my mom's cousin ( Jean Wolfgang). I have many fond memories of Aunt Leona. Please let us know when the service will be. Perhaps I could coordinate a visit to Indy and drive over. Would love to meet all of you. God bless your family.
John Wolfgang. Portland, Oregon

Denise Hall

February 9, 2020

Our ABC Exercise Class has lost a special member. Her corner of the room will be empty without her. She was sweet and sassy and she was my friend. I loved her and will miss her dearly.

Paulyne Holten Sinder

February 9, 2020

Judy had the most beautiful smile and twinkling eyes. She loved to ask what “mischief” I’d been up to and hoped for a good story. I loved her keen mind, her artistic talents and joy. I feel so grateful to have known her.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY