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Judith C. O'Connor

June 19, 1947 — September 2, 2023

Yellow Springs

 

O'CONNOR, Judith Calvert age 76 of Yellow Springs, Ohio passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 2, 2023 at Friends Care Center.  She was born on June 19, 1947 in West Lafayette, Indiana to the late William and Rebecca (Wray) Degitz.  In addition to her parents, Judith is preceded in death by the father of her children, Harry Calvert.  She leaves behind her second husband, Joseph O'Connor; children: Mathew (Miyuki) Calvert and Sarah (Charles "Chip" Serns) Morehouse; step children: Megan O'Connor and Edward O'Connor; grandchildren: Isaki, Mina, Hiroki, Emma and Avery as well as her brother, Michael (Ann Gallagher) Degitz.  Judith graduated from DePaw University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in English with a minor in secondary Education, she continued to Indiana University where she earned her Masters degree in English Literature.  She was the Assistant Dean of Admissions at Antioch University and retired from Wittenberg University where she worked in Administration developing internships for university students. Judith was an avid Wittenberg basketball and football fan and was passionate about volunteering at the Springfield Women's Shelter.  She loved traveling and spending her summers at their cottage on Lake Michigan. She will be sadly missed by all that knew her.  A celebration of her life memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Vernet Ecological Center at Glen Helen, Yellow Springs. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Glen Helen Association or Planned Parenthood in Judith's honor.  Condolences are forwarded to the family by visiting www.jacksonlytle.com
 
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