Mae Alberta (Dreibelbis) Judy, 90, of State College, died Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Wynwood House, State College.
Born April 22, 1932 in Houserville, she was the daughter of the late John D. and Anna Houser Dreibelbis.
On March 29, 1952, in State College, she married Donald R. Judy. He preceded her in death on July 31, 1985.
She is survived by two sons, Russell Judy of Centre Hall, and Daryl Judy of Washington, DC; six grandchildren, Ashley Mason and her husband Chris, Alanna Steffens and her husband Patrick, April Judy, Clinton Judy and his wife Bethany, Trey Judy, and Ross Judy; seven great-grandchildren, London, Madison, Taylor, Ryan, Charles, Parker, and Harrison; two sisters-in-law, Barb Dreibelbis and Barbara Ray; and her brother-in-law, Robert Judy and his wife Carol. She was also "Aunt Mae" to dozens of nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Brian Judy; her brother, J. Henry Dreibelbis; and her sister, Laura Homan.
Mae was the Lead Administrator in the Nursing Department at the Pennsylvania State University before her retirement.
She was very active in the community and pursued many interests. She volunteered at the Central PA Blood Bank, Central PA American Red Cross, and for the Centre County Courthouse. She also worked in Head Quarters for the Grange Fair and participated in the Baileyville Grange.
She was a member of The Lady Evelyn Lodge & Odd Fellow Lodge #1032 Cassville, and she held PA state office for the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs. She also organized and attended busloads of teenagers for The Odd Fellows United Nations Pilgrimage for Youth.
Mae was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Centre Hall, Zion United Church of Christ in Zion, and St. Peter's United Church of Christ in State College. She was very involved and giving member, singing in church choir and participating in Bible studies. She led the Woman's Group at Zion United Church of Christ, and for years she did all the soup sales, dinners, craft bazars, and the like for the church. She loved church socials and was always the one to head up Father's Day dinners, potlucks or funeral lunches at the church.
Mae had a love for flowers and gardening. She was also an avid reader and loved all Penn State sporting events, especially Penn State Football and the Pittsburgh Steelers. You could often find her attending a local fire company parade, a weekend with her friends at Lodge, and of course, The Great Grange Fair.
Visitation will be from 1 until 3 pm and 5:30 until 7:30 pm on Friday, January 6, 2023 at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College.
There will be a second visitation from 9:30 until 10:30 am on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at Grace United Methodist Church, 127 S. Pennsylvania Ave, Centre Hall. Funeral service will follow at the church at 10:30 am with The Reverend Debra Dailey officiating.
Burial will be in Graysville Cemetery.
Donations/. may be made to https://odd-fellows.org/programs/pilgrimage-for-youth/ or http://www.cpbb.org/.
Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com or visit us on Facebook.