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“Our thoughts and prayers are with all who loved Judy! She was a beautiful, fun lady, and will be truly missed by all who knew her. May God bring you...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: The Ferrick/Nolan family

“We can never say good-bye to our dear friend Judy. She lives on in Rick, Arianna, Amanda, and Ricky. We can only say how much we miss your smile,...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Laura and the Jeffreys

“Richard our thoughts and payers are with you and your family. My God bless Judy and you and your family.Karen and Mike Duggan ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Mike

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Cardinal and Brown Families. Judy was an amazing woman and a lot of fun to be around. She will be greatly...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jeanne Lawton

“To Judy's Family: May the love of your memories and the grace of faith give you comfort and strength in the loss of Judy. Your devotion to her was...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Pauline Sgarzi

“Bobby BrownWords cannot express what one feels at a time like this. In time the emptiness and pain eases and fond memories start to take over. Judy...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Bobby Brown

“So very sorry for your loss and saddened to hear of Judy's passing at such a young age. Judy look up my mother in heaven, Ginny Anderson, I am sure...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: cheryl macnally

“I am so sorry about Judy's passing. She is in my prayers as are all the members of the Cardinal and Brown family. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Francie Kelley

“I was so saddened to hear of Judy's passing. Though I haven't seen her in many years, she was such a big part of my childhood and years at the...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Coralee (Pratt) Burke

“Karen Lutz Judy You left way to soon It was great working with you at J HO I will always remember our little talks about our love ones ...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Lutz

“My condolences. God rest your soul now Judy. God bless her family. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy Dawson Young

“You have left us way too soon. Thank you for all the crazy fun times we had together, they will never be forgotten. Now it's time for you to share...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Anna Gaspa Esposito


Judith "Downtown Judy Brown" Christine Brown Cardinal, age 51, of Buzzards Bay, died on March 29, 2015 at the Tobey Hospital in Wareham following a courageous battle with ALS disease. She was the devoted wife of Richard Lee Cardinal, Jr of Buzzards Bay, MA. Born in Plymouth, MA on May 5, 1963, Judy was the beloved daughter of Charles and Virginia (Hakkila) Brown of Plymouth. She was educated in Plymouth and was a graduate of Plymouth Carver Regional High School, Class of 1981. She then continued her education by graduating from U Mass Boston in 1990 receiving her bachelor's degree while achieving her degree as a registered nurse. She had dedicated over 25 years to nursing while working at the Jordan Hospital. She embraced her work with her heart as she helped train and educate numerous nurses and volunteers throughout the years. Judy had many of those lives she touched give back to her in her time of need while dealing with her ALS. She enjoyed cruising and traveling to Bermuda, Florida, and most recently Hawaii. She was a member of the MA Nurses Assn and loved watching movies with her husband Rick. She was recently honored by having the ALS ice bucket challenge done by many of her former colleagues at the hospital. Besides leaving her husband and parents, Judy was the loving mother of Richard Charles Cardinal, Ariana Elizabeth Cardinal, and Amanda Mary Cardinal all of Buzzards Bay and was step mother to Aimee Lee Cardinal of Lowell, Michigan. She was the beloved sister of James Brown and his wife Debbie of Norwood, and cherished grandmother of Jocelyn, Jenessa and Jaylin. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will take place on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Cartmell Funeral Home, 150 Court St., Plymouth. The funeral Service will be on Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Christ Church Episcopal, 149 Court St., Plymouth. Interment will be in Vine Hills Cemetery, Plymouth. Donations in her memory may be made to the Compassionate Care ALS Foundation: www.ccals.org. or VNA Hospice of Cape Cod.

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