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Judy Gifford, 69

by | Sep 22, 2023 | Obituaries

Judy Gifford

Judy Gifford

Judy E Gifford (nee McCabe), 69, died Sept. 21 at a rehabilitation center after a brief battle with cancer. She was the wife of the late Richard Gifford, to whom she was married for 35 years. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Lorraine McCabe.

Judy was a 1972 graduate of Hopkinton High School. She worked for many years as a retail clerk in Ashland, as well as at Sharon Bolt Co. She was an avid bingo player, in addition to competitive family card games.

Judy is survived by her loving daughter, Heather Gifford of Hudson, as well as sister Mary Chiavarini and brothers Tom McCabe and wife Carol of Hopkinton, and Joe McCabe of New Jersey. She also leaves many adoring nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held Sunday, Sept. 24, from 2-4 p.m. at the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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