July 1, 1939 ~ September 8, 2019

Born in: Escanaba, Michigan
Resided in: Arvada, Colorado

Judy Cavill (McGovern). Born July 1, 1939 in Escanaba, Michigan. Returned to Jesus’s loving arms, September 8th, 2019 in Arvada, Colorado surrounded by loving family and friends. Judy is survived by her best friend and loving husband of 59 years, Gary; sons, Michael (Sandy) and Greg (Robin); grandchildren, Greyson, Casey, (Nathan), Chase and Kendra; and great granddaughter, Harper. Also survived by loving nieces, nephews, family, and friends. Judy was preceded in death by her father, Francis; mother, Mildred; brother, James; and sister, JoAnn.

Judy was devoted to her family, they were everything to her. She was an amazing wife, mother, and grandmother. Judy loved her flower garden, that was happiness for her. Judy loved the mountains of Colorado where she lived and the beaches of Destin, Florida where she spent her Winters.

Funeral Mass will be Monday, September 16, 2019, 11am at Immaculate Conception Parish, 715 Cabrini Drive, Lafayette. Reception to follow services at the church.

Memorials may be made in Judy’s honor to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research: Donation Processing, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014; https://www.michaeljfox.org/donate

We as a family have taken this as Judy’s legacy. To make the world a better place for having been here. We ask that her family and friends join us in this endeavor.

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Funeral Mass: September 16, 2019 11:00 am

Immaculate Conception Parish
715 Cabrini Drive
Lafayette, Colorado 80026

(303) 665-5103

Reception: September 16, 2019 12:00 pm

Immaculate Conception Parish
715 Cabrini Drive
Lafayette, Colorado 80026

(303) 665-5103

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Judy Ann Cavill's name.

Michael J. Fox Foundation

P.O. Box 5014
Hagertown, MD 21741-5014
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  1. Judy was a beautiful soul and I am so thankful I had a chance to know her. She was so very special. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Gary, Michael, Greg, and family.

  2. Judy was always a happy and a sweet lady I looked forward to seeing every day. I will miss her so much. Judy could always get me to laugh and feel better no matter what was happening.

  3. So sorry to hear of the passing of Judy! I remember she was always so fun and a ball of sunshine. She was an awesome lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ❤😥🙏

  4. Deepest Sympathy Gary to you and your family. Those wonderful days at the Greendale at the Village Club bring back tremendous memories. She had a hardy laugh that was very contagious. Judy had positive things to say about anything and everyone. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and the boys.

  5. My deepest sympathy to the family of Judy. I just happened to be looking through the obituaries and found Judy. It was always so nice to see Judy in our Home town: Escanaba, Michigan. Always wondered where she was living. Thank you God for letting me know this. May you rest in Eternal Peace, Judy! God Bless your soul, and may He bless your whole family. Mary Margo LeMire, Escanaba, Michigan.

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