Judy L. Gotham, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at the E.J. Noble Hospital.
Judy was born on April 23, 1940 in Edwards to the late Eugene and Bernice (Davis) Aldridge. She graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1958. She married Robert McIntosh on June 28, 1958. Robert passed away on December 30, 1974. A marriage to Leon Tyler Sr. ended in divorce. She married Lowell Gotham on August 15, 1987. Lowell passed away on January 7, 2000. She married Jon Hall on November 25, 2011.
She worked as an accountant and owned Gotham Income Tax and Accounting Service for 21 years. She was a communicant of the Stepping Stone Ministries in Fowler and was also their treasurer. She enjoyed going to casinos and spending time with her grandchildren and family.
She is survived by her husband, Jon Hall; two daughters, April and Matt McIntosh and Terry Davison and her companion, Ralph Cunningham; three granddaughters, Kierstin French and her companion Nick Sovey, Kassandra French, and Kenzie French; a step-son and his wife, Frederic and Rachel Hall; two step-daughters, Kimberly and David Hoose and Jonna Murdock and her companion Troy Stewart; and a step-grandson, Mitch McIntosh.
Judy is also survived by two brothers and their wives, Arthur and Joyce Aldridge and Edward and Yvonne Aldridge; three sisters-in-law, Olive Hosmer, Mary Manchester and Gail Kerr and her companion Dan Tanner; and several step-children from her previous marriages and several step- grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and late husbands, Judy was predeceased by a brother, Floyd Hosmer; and a sister, Sharron Aldridge.
Calling hours will be at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur on Thursday, March 8, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Her funeral service will follow on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home officiated by Pastor Orville Eacker of the Stepping Stones Ministries. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Edwards.
Donations may be made in Judy’s memory to Stepping Stone Ministries, 165 Smith Rd., Gouverneur NY 13642 or the Gouverneur Business Women Breast Cancer Walk, P.O. Box 64, Gouverneur NY 13642.