Judith M. “Judi” Stoops

Judith M. “Judi” Stoops, 74, of Wurtemburg, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Heritage Valley Medical Center.

Born in Beaver on March 16, 1945, Judi was the daughter of the late Daniel and Louise Murphy Weisz, Sr.  Judi is survived by her husband, Carl P. Stoops whom she married on December 6, 1963.  She was a co-owner of Ellwood Answering Service and later worked in the Administration Dept. at Geneva College but her favorite job was the 8 years as a granny nanny.  Judi was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she was a past church council and congregational president.  She was also a member of the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Faith Circle and past president of the Southwestern PA Synod Women of the ELCA.  She was a member of the Ellwood City Moose Lodge.  Judi was Class president of the 1st graduating class in 1963 at Riverside High School where she was also the co-writer of the school Alma Mater.  She received her degree from Geneva College in 1997.

In addition to her husband, Judi is survived by her 3 children, Carl P. Stoops, III of Madison, AL, Julianne L. Boots of Fombell and Laurel R. (Ed) Rae of Cranberry Twp., 8 grandchildren, Aaylah Stoops, Takara Stoops, Halen Butarac, Marina Fec, Eden Rae, Ellis Rae, Jerry Boots and April Boots, 6 sisters, Norma Decker of North Sewickley, Shirley Pendleton of Lancaster, CA, Marian Carlin of Hadley, ID, Charlotte Wilson, Doris Keane and Vonda Reese all of Ellwood City,  2 brothers, Lloyd Weisz of New Castle and Robert Jones of Ellwood City.

Besides her parents, Judi was preceded in death by a brother Joe Weisz.

Friends may call at the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 97 Grim Ave., Ellport on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM.  Friends will also be received at the Trinity Lutheran Church on Thursday from 10 to 11 AM where funeral services will be held at 11 AM with Pastor Peggy Suhr-Barkley.  Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Family suggests memorial contributions can be made in Judi’s name to Trinity Lutheran Church, 207 Spring Avenue, Ellwood City, PA 16117.


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