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Obituary for Judith Ann James (LaTurno)

Judith "Judy" Ann James

77, of St. Helen, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

She was born in Port Huron, Michigan on October 24, 1944, the daughter of Lawrence and Beatrice LaTurno.

Judy married Richard E. James Sr. on October 27, 1962. This would have been their 60th year anniversary.

She graduated from Port Huron High School, class of 1962. Then she went on to start her family in Port Huron. After retirement, they moved to St. Helen were she volunteered with the American Legion and Eagles Lodge for many years. Judy was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for over 40 years. She enjoyed camping, fishing, and spending quality time with her grandkids and great-grandkids.

Surviving in addition to her husband, Richard are her children, Richard Jr. (Fe) James of West Branch, Kimberley (Mark) James of St. Helen, and Mark James of Marysville; grandchildren, James (Kristen) Daly, Jared James, Tabetha Cross, Tyanna James, and Tamera (Rolando) Montealegre; great-grandchildren, Kylah and Sonny; and sister at heart, Carol Cole.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Beatrice LaTurno; and brother, Lawrence LaTurno Jr.

A visitation will take place on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at Smith Family Funeral Home, 1525 Hancock Street, Port Huron, Michigan 48060. from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. with visiting starting at 10:00 a.m.

Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Hospital or American Cancer society.

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