Bom-Wrapper

Judith Colbert

Dr. Judith Anne Colbert

Friday, November 2nd, 1945 Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Dr. Judith Anne Colbert, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Dr. Judith Anne Colbert.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Obituary

Obituary for Dr. Judith Anne Colbert

Dr. Judith Anne Colbert

November 2, 1945 - March 1, 2020

Judy passed away courageously and peacefully on March 1st at Guelph General Hospital with loved ones by her side.

She will be deeply missed by her sister Nancy Pullman, brother-in-law Roy Pullman, nephew Drew Pullman (Jennifer), niece Allison Watts (Geoff), and great nieces Victoria and Vera. She was predeceased by her parents, Whitney and Evelyn Colbert.

Judy was born in London, Ontario and grew up in Hyde Park, a community for which she held great pride, and one that she had written about in several non-fiction stories about her childhood and early life on the farm and in the village.

Judy graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Ph.D. in English in 1978. Her career has been spent as an educator, writer and consultant in language, communication, and early childhood education. In more recent years, much of her work has centered on young immigrant and refugee settlement, including drafting legislation in Canada and the US and speaking internationally. She was also the editor of businesshealth magazine.

Judy will be fondly remembered for her generosity, intelligence, love of the arts, and as an enthusiastic conversationalist and friend.

A celebration of Judy’s life has been POSTPONED until further notice. In lieu of flowers, Judy has requested donations be made to the London & Middlesex Heritage Museum and UNICEF. Donation cards may be placed at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home (519-822-4731) and condolences may be sent to www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com

Read Less

Service Details

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Dr. Judith Anne Colbert. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo or video to your condolence?

No video recorded.

Honor the life of Dr. Judith Anne Colbert by planting a memorial tree.
Planted in the area of greatest need
NS

Nancy Starr

I was very saddened to hear of Judith's passing. I had the honor of working with her several times thru NARA and she taught me a lot about teaching others. She was a happy, gifted and courageous person and I feel blessed to have known her. I know the good Lord will make use of her many talents! God Bless you Judith.
Comment | Posted at 01:33pm via Condolence

Debby Russo

I met Judith through NARA and found her welcoming and excited to share her knowledge. She will be missed and remembered. Prayers for her family.
Comment | Posted at 11:35am via Condolence
MC

Maggie Carr

Nancy & family, thank you for sharing the sad news of Judy’s passing, a brilliant mind gone too soon. Sending love from the Carr (Leslie/Whiteford) family! I know Mom would be saddened. She loved Judith who was so good to stay in touch with her over the years. Maggie Carr
Comment | Posted at 02:03pm via Condolence
D

Donna


Donna .T
It is with great sadness that I heard of Judith’s passing. I have known Judith for the past twenty years. She was very instrumental in helping me to understand and interpret the relevant legislation that guides us in this area of work. Judith was very detail-oriented and precise but also humble, kind and patient.
She will be greatly missed by all.
Comment | Posted at 03:06pm via Condolence
S

Sue

From all of us at CMAS, we are deeply saddened by the loss of Judith. For the past 20 years she has been a brilliant advisor and researcher for our newcomer children's programs. Judith has been instrumental in the development of quality care for children and all of the more than 200 programs across the country have been impacted in a very positive way by her. I am so sorry for your loss and I am also very sorry because Canada has lost a brilliant person who contributed so much to our newcomer community.
Comment | Posted at 07:10pm via Condolence
Loading...

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Share by: