William F. Judd, 87
ONSET – William F. Judd, 87, of Onset, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on August 26, 2023. He was the loving husband of Kathleen M. (Barry) Judd and the son of the late Lewis and Mae (Buckley) Judd.
He was born on June 27, 1936, in Holyoke and lived in Chicopee for many years before moving to Onset 17 years ago. He graduated from Holyoke High School.
Mr. Judd was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War. He then served in the Navy Reserves for 16 years and retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer in 1996.
Mr. Judd worked as a Chief Engineer for Baystate Medical Center in Springfield for many years before retiring. He managed the National Association of Power Engineers and was Editor of the National Engineer.
He was a loving husband, proud father and proud grandpa. Bill’s puppy daughter Millie will miss him and his treats greatly. He loved the Navy, sailing, golfing, Nantucket Basket weaving and was a master storyteller. His quick wit entertained his neighbors on Bill’s favorite place, his front porch. Bill will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen M. (Barry) Judd; his children, Timothy Judd and his wife Lynn of Southampton, Thomas Judd and his wife Laurie of Agawam, Jerome Judd and his wife Cathleen of Springfield, Andrew Judd of Flagstaff, AZ and Matthew Judd of Holyoke. Also survived by 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Louis, James and John Judd.
Visiting hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023 at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. A graveside service will follow at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 1:15 p.m.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.