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“Der Tim and family, I send you my deepest condolences on Judy's passing. I am so very saddened at the loss of such a kind and caring friend. Judy...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Fran Brown - Phoenix, AZ - Friend

“Tim, Megan,Devon and Andrew,I just wanted you to know that I am truly sorry for your loss. Judy was a wonderful mother, wife, daughter and friend....Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lorrie Taylor - Stow, OH - Friend

“Dear Tim and family.. Our family extends to all of you our thoughts and prayers at this time. Judy was a true gem! From our first year together...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Thomas Thomas - Senecaville, OH

“I am so terribly sorry to hear the sad news of Judy's passing. I met Judy when I joined her church several years ago. She was always so welcoming,...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Beth Jordan - Akron, OH - Friend

“Dear Price Family,I am so sorry to hear of your loss! I have many fond memories of you all when we moved to Middlebury Rd and you were just around...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Elizabeth Davic - Pittsburgh, PA

“I was so sorry to hear of Judy's passing. I wish I was there to support you. My deepest sympathies to you and your family. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lois - Chassell, MI - Friend

“Judy has been my friend and colleague for over 40 years. Our friendship continued long past our retirements from the Kent Schools. She will be...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Donna Hess - Kent, OH - Friend

“I looked forward to her warm smile and hug at Christmas eve church services every year! No matter how much time had passed between Christmases, she...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Dorsey Chappelear- Hogg - VT


Judith Lee Price, 67, of Kent, passed unexpectedly November 27, 2017 at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna.

Judith was born May 3, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA to Paul and Dorothy (Smedley) Bond. She became a resident of Kent upon completion of her undergrad degree at Kent State University in 1973.

Judith was drawn to Kent State University because of their specialized hearing and vision impaired educational program and her desire to become a teacher. She graduated from Kent State University and went on to teach for 35 years with Kent City Schools as a Special Education teacher. During her first year of teaching, Judy became a member of the United Methodist Church of Kent. Through her involvement in the church; she was a chair of Rebecca Circle, she served as a head usher, and volunteered in various other committees and mission opportunities. Her and her husband also enjoyed participating in the Garden Club of Kent. Additionally, she was involved in The P.E.O. Sisterhood, a Philanthropic Educational Organization, as a past president. Judy loved to knit and make gifts for her family and friends. She was an avid traveler with her husband and grandkids.

She is survived by her husband, Timothy E. Price, whom she married on September 1, 1973; son, Andrew Price of Chicago, IL; daughters, Megan (Chris) Lantz of Tallmadge and Devon (Glen) Kruger of Kent; grandchildren, Cameron, Jackson, Grayson, Braedon, Colbie; mother, Dorothy (Smedley) of Wayne, PA. She was preceded in death by her sister, Susan Lucas.

Calling hours will be held 1-3 and 5-7 PM Friday, December 1st at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory in Kent. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, December 2nd at The United Methodist Church of Kent with Rev. Dr. David Palmer and Rev. Douglas Denton officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Church of Kent, 1435 E. Main Street, Kent, OH 44240, www.kentmethodist.org.