Judith “Judy” M. McKimm, 82, of Emporium, PA, passed away at UPMC Cole on Tuesday morning (May 23, 2023) following a brief illness. She was born August 3, 1940 in Ridgway, PA, daughter of the late Charles and Bernice (McCoole) McKimm.
Judy moved to New Castle, PA at a young age and attended Union Township High School where she graduated in 1958. After graduation, she worked for the Edinburg and New Castle Post Office as a clerk and retired in 1992 after 32 years of service. She enjoyed her retirement by traveling and spending time with family and eventually moved to Emporium, PA to be closer to family. She enjoyed traveling, butterflies, crosswords, was a fan of watching bicycle racing, the Olympics, and was an avid reader.
Judy especially will be remembered for her spunk and carefree attitude. She loved making others laugh as often as she could and will be missed very much.
She is survived by a sister, Betty Lou McKimm-Oberlander, Emporium, PA; two brothers, Dale McKimm, Emporium, PA and James (Beverly) McKimm, Aztec, NM; nephew Randy (Stephanie) Oberlander, McSherrystown, PA; great nieces, Samantha (Brock) Oberlander-Barton, Jacksonville, FL and Breanna Ullman, Osceola, PA; great great niece Everleigh Barton and great great nephew Easton Barton of Jacksonville, FL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Bernice McKimm, and brother-in-law, Sam Oberlander.
There will be no visitation. At her request, there will be no services, and family will have a private memorial at their discretion.
Burial will be in the North Bend Cemetery, North Bend, PA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library in Emporium, PA.
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