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Judith Eileen (O'Donovan) Stutz

January 31, 1942 ~ February 3, 2021 (age 79)


Judith Eileen Stutz, 79, of Mount Airy, Maryland, passed from this life on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 surrounded by her family.

Born on January 31, 1942, in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Jerome Joseph O'Donovan and Jane Sexton (Hayes) O'Donovan.

She was the loving wife of George (Bert) Stutz, III her husband for over 59 years.

Judith graduated from Wakefield High School and worked for the Motor Vehicle Administration and the National Geographic Society. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and volunteered for church bingo and God's Kitchen.

Judith enjoyed crocheting, reading, dancing, spending time at Colonial Beach, family events, attending her grandkids sporting events but what she loved most was being a mom and Memaw to the Stutz crew. We love you, Mom, a bushel and a peck.

In addition to her husband George (Bert) Stutz III, she is survived by her children, George (Fred) Stutz, IV, Michael Stutz (Melisa), Deborah Maggitti (Joseph), Donna Simpson (Paul) and Mary Bowie (Rodney); grandchildren, Tiffany Giles (Brandon), Samantha Stutz, Mya and Macy Moss, Chris Stutz (Carly), Sarah and Joey Maggitti, Ryan Shaughnessy (Kara), Brianna McNallen (Michael), Hunter and Trey Simpson, Lauren and Erick Stutz; siblings, Patricia Osborn, Terry O'Donovan (D'Ann); and great grandchildren, Noelle and Cullen Stutz; Lily, Emma, & Kara Giles; Henry McNallen; Kayden Baxley and Jace Burroughs. She will also be missed by her devoted pup, Bella.

Due to the Covid-19 Mandate the family will have a limited gathering on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 8 East Ridgeville in Mt. Airy, MD.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 6, 2021 from 12:00pm - 12:45pm, at St. Michael Catholic Church at Poplar Springs, 1125 St. Michael's Road in Mount Airy, MD where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 1:00 p.m. Father Mike Ruane will officiate. Interment will be at St. Michael's Catholic Church Cemetery in Mt. Airy, MD.

The link for the Funeral Mass will be on St. Michael's You tube page, please visit click on link which is available approximately 10 minutes prior to service.

Memorial donations may be made in Judith's memory to St. Michael's Catholic Church where she was a member for over 50 years.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
February 6, 2021

12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
St. Michael Poplar Springs Catholic Church
1125 Saint Michaels Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771

Mass of Christian Burial
February 6, 2021

1:00 PM
St. Michael Poplar Springs Catholic Church
1125 Saint Michaels Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771

Interment following funeral service
February 6, 2021

4:00 PM
St. Michael's Catholic Church Cemetery
1125 St. Michael's Road
Mt. Airy, MD 21771


St. Michael's Catholic Church at Poplar Springs
1125 St. Michael's Road, Mount Airy MD 21771

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