Condolence & Memory Journal

We were friends for many many I knew her mom and dad well too. She was very smart, beautiful and a wonderful friend. Anita dinatale bibby

Posted by Anita Dinatale bibby - Arlington, TX - Friend   May 01, 2020

I went all thru grade school and high school with her and we remained friends all our lives. If she had a fault it was she was too good. God bless, Judy

Posted by Jerry Serrino - Canonsburg, PA   October 10, 2018


Dear Judith Russell Smith Family,

Our deepest and sincere sympathy with the loss of your beloved Judith. Judith was our classmate at the Donora High School, Donora, PA. We all have fond memories of the good times that we spent with Judy. She was a lot fun, sweet and so pretty. We especially have wonderful memories of her father, James Russell who was the football coach at our school. Our sincere sympathy to her husband, son and his family who she loved dearly.

Posted by Classmates of Donora High School Class of 1956 - Classmate   October 03, 2018


Dear Judith Russell Smith Family,

Our sincere and deepest sympathy with the loss of your beloved Judith. May God give Judith peace and eternal rest. World has lost a wonderful person. Judith was my classmate at DHS, Donora, PA and I have fond and beautiful memories of her. Judith was so sweet, kind, intelligent, loved her parents dearly, and was a lot of fun to be with. Over the years when I spoke with Judith her husband, son and his family were the "love of her life." All of us will miss her immensely.

Love and sympathy.

Posted by Josephine DeBerardinis Bentz - Whitehall, PA - Classmate   October 03, 2018

Judy was a fellow 1956 Donora classmate. I would watch her draw and wonder how anyone could be
such a wonderful artist. I remember her dad, Coach Russell, who instilled in me a love of history.
Our sympathy and prayers to all her loved ones and family.
Ruth Malinchak Wise

Posted by Ruth Wise - Aurora, OH   October 01, 2018

Judy will always be remembered in our family and it's many wonderful branches. She dwells with the Lord.

Posted by Bruce and Tina Miller - San Antonio, TX - Family   September 13, 2018

Judy was my mom's double-cousin, so I'm not even sure what she was to me. (Double-cousin once removed?) Whatever the case: she was a smart, strong woman and, in this way, a model for my daughter and my daughter to come about how to live a life. Also, her thoughtful, painstaking work in assembling the family history is, and will be, greatly appreciated.

Posted by Stephen May - Hamden, CT   September 13, 2018

Judy and I chose the same year to be born 1938. Art Kelly, her cousin, and I enjoyed the many family picnics with her and Ron. I am so glad she was able to be with her grandchildren til the end of her time.
Lois V. Kelly

Posted by Lois v. Kelly - P{ittsburgh, PA   September 13, 2018

Judy was my double cousin, her dad was my dads brother and her mother was my mother's sister,.She was a true beauty inside and out. My prayers are with all of you!

Posted by Madelyn AKA Cis Russell Huber - Conway, SC - Family   September 13, 2018

So very sorry for your loss, Ron, Ted, Lorien, Luke and Evan. Judy was a wonderful person!

Posted by Janet May - Pittsburgh, PA - Family   September 13, 2018