Judy A. Jester
Judy A. Jester
March 2, 1942-July 30, 2020

DELPHOS — Judith “Judy” A. Dean Jester, 78, passed away on Thursday at the Mercy Health - St. Rita’s Medical Center.

Judy was born March 2, 1942, in Findlay to Charles K. and Catherine A. (Trudeau) Dean, who preceded her in death.

Judy was a graduate of Delphos St. John’s High School. She then attended Ohio State Lima, where she earned a bachelor’s of education degree. Judy then immediately took a teaching position with Delphos St. John’s and then ended her career with Delphos City Schools, from which she retired in 2002 after teaching collectively for more than 30 years.

Judy belonged to the Delphos Green Thumb Garden Club and also the Bridge Group at the Senior Citizens in Delphos. She loved gardening, bird watching and caring for her fur babies: Muppet, Max, Snoop, Buddy and Lefty.

Judy is survived by her daughter, Shari A. Potter of Delphos; her son, Jonathan P. (Dee) Jester of Thornville; three grandsons, Chris Potter, Ken Jester and Ben Jester, two special granddaughters, Jade Meyers and Destinee Rupert; a sister in-law, Jessica Dean of Geneva, Illinois; a son in-law, Ric Potter of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; two nieces, Anne Dean and Margaret Gillison, two nephews, Pat Dean and Matt Dean; and many other treasured family and friends.

She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Eric Jester; a brother, Robert Dean; and three nephews, Bobby Dean, Chris Dean and Mike Dean.

Following Judy’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services. Her cremated remains will be joined with her mother and father in the St. John’s Cemetery in Delphos. Memorial contributions may be made to the Delphos Public Library.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at chiles-lamanfh.com