Brimfield ~ Judith J. (Caron) Hitchcock, 84, was surrounded by her loving family when she died peacefully at her home on Wednesday, April 19, 2023.
Judy was predeceased by her husband of nearly 60 years, Charles Robert "Bob" Hitchcock, who died May 13, 2021. They were married September 2, 1961. She is survived by her sons, Robert Hitchcock of Charlton, and Jonathan Hitchcock of Brimfield, and by her daughter, Mary Jane Gaumond of Warren; her grandchildren, Marcel Gaumond of Warren, Macey Gaumond of Worcester, and G. Beck Gaumond of West Brookfield; her brother, Roger Caron of West Brookfield; and by many nieces and nephews. Judy was predeceased by her grandson, Charles "Chas" Hitchcock, who died July 22, 2015, and by a brother, Phil Caron who died in 2016.
Born in Southbridge on May 14, 1938, Judy was the daughter of the late Philias and Marie Jeanne (Tetreault) Caron. She was a graduate with the class of 1956 from the former Mary E. Wells High School in Southbridge. She graduated with the class of 1959 from the former Worcester Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, and worked for 50 years as a Registered Nurse at Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge. Judy was a member of the St. Christopher's Women's Club, and also of the Brimfield Senior Center. She enjoyed gardening, flea markets, and most of all, her friends and her family.
A calling hour will be held at St. Christopher's Church, 16 Sturbridge Road, Brimfield, MA on Saturday, May 20, 2023, from 11AM-12:15PM prior to Judy's funeral Mass. Her Mass will begin at 12:30PM. Burial will immediately follow at Brimfield Cemetery. The family requests in lieu of flowers that you kindly consider making a memorial donation to the St. Christopher's Women's Club, 16 Sturbridge Road, Brimfield, MA 01010 or to Hitchcock Free Academy, P.O. Box 155, Brimfield, MA 01010. www.sansoucyfuneral.com
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