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Judith C. Blackmore

December 29, 1939 - January 16, 2019

Judith C. Blackmore Judith C. Blackmore
    January 19, 2019 | 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. Saturday
  • St. Patrick Crane Road Church 6N491 Crane Road St. Charles.
  • January 19, 2019 | 10:30 A.M. Saturday
  • St. Patrick Crane Road Church
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Judith C. Blackmore Obituary


Judith Carole Blackmore, (nee Yormark), age 79, but forever young at heart, passed into Eternal Life at Greenfield’s of Geneva on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, after a 5-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was a long-time resident of South Holland, IL, Schererville, IN, and Sun City Center, FL.

Born December 29, 1939, in Chicago, IL to David and Eleanor (Perski) Yormark. Married to Frank Blackmore on November 12, 1960, after meeting at People’s Gas Company in Chicago.

Life is a paradise for those that love many things with passion, and Judie had a passion and zest for life itself. Judie will be remembered for her love of her faith, family, friends, singing, line dancing, golf, bowling, Zumba, movies, Broadway musicals, Disney tunes, Bingo, Peppermint Patties and Easter Peeps, to name just a few!

Judie, aka “Red”, is survived by her loving spouse of 58 years, Frank Blackmore, who cared for her all through her illness. She is survived by her 5 children, Karyn (Eric) Witt of Chesterton, IN; Sandra (Kevin) True of St. Charles, IL; David Blackmore of St. Charles, IL; Brian (Lisa) Blackmore of Geneva, IL; and Scott (Dawn) Blackmore of Lockport, IL, along with 12 grandchildren who were the loves of her life –Dr. Keith (Lauren) True, Dr. Kelsey True (Dr. Chris Robinson), Kyle True, Maxwell Witt, Mason Witt, Lindsay Blackmore, Adam Blackmore, Sophie Blackmore, Nathan Blackmore, Henry Blackmore, Zac Blackmore, and Avery Blackmore.  She was Grandma Great to Harrison and Sally True.

Judie was preceded in death by her parents, David and Eleanor Yormark, sister Bonnie Perkovich, brother-in-law Ivan Perkovich, and brother-in-law Thomas Kremer.

Visitation will be on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am directly followed by a funeral mass with all events taking place at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 6N491 Crane Road, St. Charles, IL, 60175.

NO flowers please, but instead please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association in Judie’s name at in hopes of finding a cure for ALZ.

To leave an online condolence or remembrance to the family, visit Yurs Funeral Home obituary page at  For more information, call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles (630-584-0060).


Ann Marie (Kaczmarek) Fournier from Peel, AR

"We all loved Judy...many memories made with Judy and the family fun times at Fish Lake. You caring thoughts are with you and prayers of consoling times"

John and Carol Witt from Oro Valley, AZ

"Our sincerest thoughts and prayers go out to Frank and all of his family on Judie's passing. We remember what a vibrant person she was when we met her several years ago. We know she will be missed. With warmth and love, John and Carol"

Lana Fischer from Park Ridge , IL

"I only met Judy a few times but several of us ladies went to New York for a long weekend a number of years ago and we all had a ball. Can you imagine 4 women, 1 bathroom all ready within an hour! Very fond memories of that great trip."

Kris Wells from Sun City Center, FL

"Judie was such fun to be with. She was the resident wit of our golf league and, to boot, a good golfer. She is missed."

Patti Kaczmarek Mead from Beexher, IL

"Oh Red, You will be missed. Thoughts of you bring smiles and sunshine. I will never forget your laugh. My condolences to the entire family!"

Thomas Kogut from NEW LENOX, IL

"Truly one of a kind, Judy had a great gift of being able to talk to anyone on any subject. Great memories, as kids, growing up together at Fish Lake. Condolences to the family."

Joseph L Ruane from Arlington Heights, ID

"To Frank and family Our deepest condolences at the passing of Judie. I remember her from the days at the Gas Co and the golf outings and premier feasts afterwards in Schererville. She was(is) a lovely person. May she rest in peace. Joe and Maureen"

Rosalie Murphy from Sun CVity Center, FL

"I am so happy to have known Judie, even if it was for a short time. We had fun playing golf together! We sang all the while we were playing. If I didn't know the words of a song, she knew them and vice versa. I still have a picture of our golf foursome on my wall and there it shall remain. Judy brought sunshine into the life of everyone she touched. She will be missed by both friends and family.Sincere sympathy to you Frank. You were truly her rock and, I'm sure. brought much comflort to her during her illness."

Carolyn Clark from Sun City Center, FL

"I always enjoyed Judie’s enthusiasm and energy. It was fun playing golf with her—she had a song for every occasion."

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