Judith Montabana

Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Abriola Parkview Funeral Home
419 White Plains Rd.
Trumbull, Connecticut, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Orange Congregational Church
 205 Meetinghouse Lane
Orange, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Judith Montabana

Judith (Halica) Montabana, age 74, of Orange passed away peacefully on Monday, June 24, 2024 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the longtime companion of Gary Tompkins of Orange. Born in Bridgeport on September 11, 1949 she was the daughter of the late John "Pete" and Victoria (Sosnowski) Halica. Judy had been employed by Southern Connecticut Dental Group, where she worked as an office manager for many years before her retirement. Judith was proud to have belonged to the choir group at St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, where she built many friendships with others that shared a similar interest.

Judy enjoyed doing anything that involved spending time with her grandchildren, whom she adored. Grammy was at every game, she could make, supporting and cheering on Bryce & Kendall. She also always looked forward to heading down to Florida to spend as much time as she could with Tyler, Evan and Mason. Grammy Judy thoroughly enjoyed her babysitting time with Seann and Sicilia. A loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend of many. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her loving children, John Montabana and his wife Amy of Port St. Lucie, FL, Daniel Montabana and his wife Meaghan of North Haven and Jenna Tompkins and significant other Seann Lisi of Orange, her adored grandchildren, Tyler, Evan, Mason, Bryce, Kendall, Seann and Sicilia, her brothers, John Halica and his wife Julianne of BoothBay Harbor, ME, and Tom Halica and his wife Cathy of Bridgeport. She also leaves her former husband, Gary Montabana of Trumbull, nieces and nephews, Jill Kristle and her husband Rob, Craig Halica, Sara Perez and her husband David and Michael Halica and his wife Meghan, as well as many great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Peter Halica.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. in Orange Congregational Church, 205 Meetinghouse Lane, Orange. Inurnment on church grounds will follow the service. Friends may greet the family on Tuesday, July 2nd, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure at https://www.komen.org

For online condolences, please visit us at www.abriola.com.

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