Judith  Damaske

Judith Ann Damaske

Wednesday, June 26th, 1940 - Saturday, November 28th, 2020
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Judith Ann Damaske of Naples, Florida, passed from this life to the next at home on November 28, 2020, at the age of 80 following a courageous year-long battle with brain cancer. She was born in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Richard C. and Eloise P. (Davis) Mahoney.

Judy is survived by her husband of 44 years, Donald R. Damaske; children Cindy Colwell, Richard (Kathy) Colwell, Judy Colwell, William (Lubna) Colwell, James (Susana) Colwell; stepsons, Donald M. Damaske, Jeffrey (Leigh) Damaske, Kevin Damaske; sister, Sharon (Thomas) Altmann; brother Rich (Portia)Mahoney; 1 niece, 14 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, and 2 great nieces.

Judy was an outstanding student throughout her school years and winner of two academic scholarships. She taught in the Livonia Public Schools until her retirement in 1998. Her passions included quilting, cooking, gardening, singing in the church choir, and serving as secretary of the Drummond Island Lutheran Church on Drummond Island, MI, where she and Don lived for 30 years.

Funeral services will be held on Drummond Island Lutheran Church on December 12, 2020
At ll:00 AM, and at Ascension Lutheran Church in East Lansing, MI, on December 14, 2020 at 11:00AM. Interment will follow at Glen Eden Lutheran Memorial Park in Livonia, MI.

Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society at or 1-800-227-2345, or mailing your donation to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 42040, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,73123-1718.
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Willis Kiogima

Posted at 02:42pm
I was and am very saddened to hear of Judith walking on. Judy and Don were clients of mine. Both are the sweetest people. I am happy to have met both Judy and Don.
My deepest sympathies to the family.

Walk on in Peace, Judy. Bah maa pii


Jean Fritz

Posted at 05:31am
Donald, Cindy et al. We're so very sorry to hear of Judy's passing. She'll always hold a special place in our hearts for her caring and welcoming ways, especially towards our father. Bless you all.

Charlie's girls, Jean, Loui and Kari.

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