Judith R. Obbard

obit-obbard-2SOUTHWEST HARBOR and LUMBERTON, N.J. — Judith R. Obbard, 78, died Oct. 30, 2014, in Southwest Harbor. She was born Jan. 30, 1936, the daughter of Philip Garrett and Josephine Eugenia (Eckford) Rhoads.

Judith is survived by her husband, Peter B. Obbard; her four children, Catherine E. Obbard, of Cambridge, Mass., Philip B. Obbard and wife, Andrea, of Albany, Calif., Ted G. Obbard and wife, Julie, of Berkeley, Calif., and Laura C.W.O Brightman and husband, Howard, of Cambridge, Mass.; seven grandchildren, Kyle McBard, Treva and David Obbard, Rachel and Evan Obbard, and Lincoln and Daniel Brightman; a brother, William E. Rhoads, of East Windsor, N.J.

A reception will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Medford Leas, Medford, N.J. A reception on Mount Desert Island will be held in the summer of 2015. Those who desire may make contributions in Judith’s memory to the Arboretum Fund, Medford Leas, One Medford Leas Way, Medford, NJ 08055. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.

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