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Judith A. Garipoli

December 17, 1946 — April 14, 2021

Judith A. (Walter) Garipoli, 74, of Exeter Township, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Richard F. Garipoli Sr. Born in Reading, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late William Walter and Bette (Martis) Eddinger. Judy was employed by the County of Berks, Youth Detention Center where she was head of the Food Service Department until her retirement. She was a member of Victor Emmanuel II Ladies Auxiliary, Eastern Star, and volunteered with No One Dies Alone.

In addition to her husband, Judy is survived by her daughter Francesca Kotay, wife of Greg, sister Sandra Fox, Naples, FL, half-sister Ellen Walter, Wyomissing, half-brother Craig Walter, Wyomissing, grandchildren Brendisi, Rocco, Renee, Michael, Nicholas, Gabriel, Niko, Jaxon, Celena, and Isabella, great-grandchildren Lucious and Elias, as well as her Garipoli children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Alberto Ferrandino Jr. and her niece and nephew Amy and Dalton.

A celebration of life will be held to honor Judy at the family’s convenience. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to La Coperta, attn: Ginger Boagianti-Lis, 311 Hazel St, Reading, PA 19611. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. 2100 Perkiomen Avenue Reading, Pa 19606 is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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