Judy Spinella (1944-2018)

Obituary published by The Vermont Journal on January 5, 2018:

WALPOLE, N.H. – Judith C. Spinella, 72, of County Road died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. Spinella was born in San Mateo, Calif. on June 22, 1944, the daughter of Joe and Grace (Stewart) Spinella. She earned a B.A. in art education at Wheaton College and also attended DePaul University and the Art Institute of Chicago. She owned and operated a picture framing shop and art gallery in Chicago for 17 years and worked as a teacher for 14 years in both Chicago and the Fall Mountain school district in New Hampshire. Spinella served as interim music director at the First Congregational Church of Walpole periodically over several years. She also provided music at local community events.

Spinella is survived by her sister Maryann Hocker; daughter and son in-law Jessica Spinella and Adam Matyas; grandchildren Cyrus, Gracey, and Judah; her partner Franklin Sibley; her aunt Jean Stewart Robinson; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents and her brothers: Joe and Phil Spinella.

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