Judith 'Judy' Elizabeth Loach

Obituary of Judith 'Judy' Elizabeth Loach

LOACH, Judith Elizabeth (Judy) – peacefully, at Marina Point, on Friday, May 12, 2023, in her 85th year.  Much-loved mother of The Rev. Dr. Jeff Loach and his wife, Diana.  Predeceased by her loving husband, Roy (2019), her brother, Denver McLeod (2022), and her sister, Shirley-Anne Ruggles (2022).  Judy was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ and a member of First Baptist Church, North Bay, for most of her life.  A friend to more people than can be counted, Judy worked in various downtown businesses and was a volunteer at the North Bay Museum for many years.  She was well-known for taking photos during the Christmas Walk.  Friends and loved ones will be received at the Martyn Funeral Home, 464 Wyld Street, North Bay, on Wednesday, May 17 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  The funeral will take place at First Baptist Church, 1250 Cassells Street, on Thursday, May 18 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment at Union Cemetery will follow a reception at the church.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Bible Society, the Gideons, or your local church.