Belfast, NY - Judy A. DeMarte of Belfast passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, at home with her family. She was born on July 24, 1942 in Wellsville to Leon and Olga Mohar Roeske. On April 18, 1964 she married Thomas DeMarte who predeceased her on October 1, 1998.
Judy graduated from Belmont Central High School in 1960 and attended St. James School of Nursing. Judy was a dedicated 4H Leader for 15 years winning numerous local and state competitions with her clubs. She was a 20 year member and treasurer of the Petrolia Hose Company, the American Legion Auxiliary and had been a home health care provider. Judy had a strong catholic faith; she was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville and later attended St. Patrick's Church in Belfast.
She was a member of the Alter and Rosary Society, the Mercy Associates and was a Eucharistic Minister.
Survivors include: a daughter, Nicole McEnroe of Meadville, PA.; 4 sons, Stephen (Maike) DeMarte of Belfast, Daniel (Desiree) DeMarte of Chesapeake, VA., Vincent (Dana) DeMarte of Madison, WI. and Anthony (Shannon) DeMarte of Madison, WI.: 11 grandchildren: two brothers, Dave Roeske of Modesto, CA. and Thomas (Sandy) Roeske of Vancouver, WA. and a sister, Patsy (Bruce) Townsend of Belmont.
There will be no prior visitation and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, February 5, at 11 am. in the Immaculate Conception Church on Maple Ave. in Wellsville. Fathers Dennis Mancuso and Vincent Becker will celebrate her Mass with burial taking place in St. Mary's Cemetery in Belmont. In lieu of flowers memorials in Judy's name may be made to either the Immaculate Conception School or the Petrolia Hose Company. Arrangements are under the direction of the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneral.com.