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Judith Louise McKenzie

05/15/1947 - 01/22/2021


Obituary For Judith Louise McKenzie

Judith Louise (Packard) McKenzie, 73, of Swansea, MA, died Friday, January 22, 2021, at St. Annes Hospital, Fall River, MA.

She was the wife of the late Frederick Wayne McKenzie.

Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Nelson and Ruth Marie Evalina (Pearson) Packard.

Prior to her retirement, Mrs. McKenzie had worked as a long haul trucker for Forward Air Freight of Columbus, OH. She was an active member of RI TOPS Chapter 0012 in Warren, RI, and a member of Hope Congregation Church in Riverside, RI.

A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, Mrs. McKenzie is survived by three sons, Frederick McKenzie II and his wife Shari of Swansea, MA, Nelson McKenzie of San Diego, CA, and Charles McKenzie of New Bedford, MA, a daughter, Michelle McKenzie and her partner Paul of Swansea, MA, a sister, Marie Nadrowski of Warwick, RI, and five grandchildren, Connor, Nolan, Liam, Aleighya, and Zander. She was also the sister of the late Dianne Harrison.

Funeral services and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886.

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Arrangements are by Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, RI.

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  • Fred, Nelson, Charlie, and Michelle, My deepest sympathies to all of you during the passing of your Mother, God Bless.

  • Dear Judy ,it was a pleasure to no you for the past 3 years,you can now rest your battle to fight illness is now over,rest in please my dear friend .

  • Dear Cousin Judy, You were a fun person and the best of relatives. And, most importantly, you were a great friend, especially during our junior and senior high school years. You will be missed by all who you were close to and family.

  • Dear Mother, Whatever I do Wherever I go I will carry your light with me So much alike In so many ways I can never truly be without you All my Love, - Fred

  • Sorry for your loss

  • We are so sorry for your loss and we are here if you need anything. Sincerely Jackie, rich, and family

  • My Beautiful and Amazing Friend. You have enriched the lives mf many people because you are a pure and gifted friend. You did many good deeds for those in need. For me personally, I weep with you family over your loss. Your generosity and kindness will never be forgotten. You have left an indellable mark upon my soul. I just can't imagine life without you. I love you dearly. You will be missed by Jerry and myself including our son's and grandchildren. Go in Grace and peace and know that Jesus has said "Well done my good and faithful servant". Heaven is a far grander place with you in it. Until we meet again my friend. I hold you in the utmost highest esteem. I love you and I will miss you. Shelley and Jerry Phillips and family.

  • Judy was a wonderful friend, parent and grandma. The days we spent together, all the happiness we shared. Our memories with Judy will live forever, locked safe within our hearts.

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