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“To all the Bates family: Bud and I were truly saddened to hear of Judy's passing, but we rejoice that she is now with her Lord and Savior Who she...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Donna Roe - Leesburg, FL - friend

“May our Lord bless the family with our Lord's healing presence and rejoice that her name is in the Lamb's book of life! ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Paul McCullough - Simpsonville, SC

“I’m so sorry to hear of Judy’s passing. I have so many fond memories of her and and the times we spent together on Bergman St. My deepest...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Maura Douty - Pittsburgh, PA

“Such a Beautiful Person inside and out she will be missed Our Deepest Sympathy to her husband and Family. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Patricia McAdams - Fisher, PA

“Such a Beautiful Person inside and out she will be missed Our Deepest Sympathy to her husband and Family. ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Patricia McAdams - Fisher, PA

“Our heartfelt sympathies to Judy's family. She and Leonard were wonderful neighbors in Fisher. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Alice Thurau - Clarion, PA

“Judy was one of the sweetest people I have ever known! What a beautiful God loving lady. Though we will miss you tremendously, we have the promise of...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Paul Heinbaugh - Strongsville, OH

“Judy, my sister cousin, my heart is broken that you are gone. Many memories were made between us. I wore your wedding gown. Roomed together at...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Linda McCullough Nestor Smith - PA

“Judy was a sweet and loving woman who will be missed. My grandsons loved her so much. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Barb Simpson - Bridgeville, PA

“Oh Sue , I am so sorry. Sending you and your family prayers and love. ❤ ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Lela Joseph - Florence, SC

“I have so many sweet memories of Judy...especially singing alto in our church choir in the Sheraden Alliance Church where my Dad pastored. Frank and...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Marty Eiter - Beaver, PA

“Your mom and stepmom was a special lady! She will be missed by all who were lucky enough to know her. My heart aches for all of you. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Sharon Ward-Price - Lucinda, PA

“I'm so sorry to hear of Judy's passing. My husband and I moved to Lucinda 16 years ago, imagine my surprise seeing my neighbors from Kirsopp! We were...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Sharon Price - Lucinda, PA

“Jeff & Family:So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Please accept our condolences.Darryl & Holly ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Darryl & Holly Sammartino - PA

“no one can say how you feel my heart goes out to you ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: chuckie ward - pgh, PA

“My heart is truly broken to hear God has called Judi Home! A more beautiful person would be hard to find! To Leonard and the Family, please know...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Dotti Ward Walker - PA - Friend

“I am truly sorry for your families loss. Your mom was such a great lady and holds a place in my heart. I'm truly grateful for her opening her home...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Kevin Navarro - Riverside, CA

“The first time we met, she made me feel like I was welcomed into the family. It's like we weren't just meeting for the very first time. She reminded...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Christy Gray - Orlando, FL


Judyth C. Garris (Bates) (Brautigam)
Age 80, and a lifelong faithful follower of Christ has gone to be with her Lord and Savior on November 10, 2021. She passed away peacefully after a brave battle with cancer.
She is survived by her beloved husband Leonard; brothers Charles (Thelma) Bates, Roland (Sarah) Bates, and Robert Bates; sons Jeffrey (Brenda) Brautigam, and Jim (Angie) Brautigam; stepdaughters Susan (Charles) Krul, and Sandi Garris (Bob McNally); Grandma to Morgan (Blake) Walter, Kurt, Darren, Jamie, and Nicole Brautigam; step-grandma to Steve (Nikki) White, Bill (Erin) White, and Jim (Amanda) White, Brian Garris, Karyn (Phil) Debrasky, and Sarah Garris; also 12 step great-grandchildren.
Judy was originally from Pittsburgh, PA, moved to Fisher, PA, where she and Leonard spent the last 27 years enjoying the outdoors and traveling in their Airstream trailer or Honda Goldwing motorcycle all throughout the country. She loved serving the Lord as a member of the choir and volunteering for multiple church activities. One of her favorite past times was playing board games with her friends, family and especially her grandchildren. Judy will always be remembered by the way that she touched the lives of so many people.
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, November 16, between 10-11 am at Hampton Presbyterian Church, 2942 E. Hardies Road, Gibsonia, PA. A celebration of life service to follow at 11:00.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in Judy's name to World Vision at http://donate.worldvision.org/cart
WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE – Scott Township (412-563-2800) – Entrusted with arrangements. www.slaterfuneral.com