judith bartley

Judith Ann “Judy” Bartley, was born on December 20, 1941, the only child born to Steve and Helen
Chlovechok Takach. Sadly, Judy passed away in her sleep unexpectedly on March 10, 2023, at the age of

Judy grew up in New Cumberland and was a proud graduate of New Cumberland High School. She was a
loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She married Kenneth R Bartley Sr. in 1976.

Outside her home, she worked at Hancock County Children’s Home, Hancock County Accessors Office,
and was a caretaker for the Wells family in Newell, WV whom she cherished and loved dearly. Simply
stated, Judy was a beacon of light for her family, always putting their needs before her own.

She cherished many wonderful years with her husband Ken, prior to his passing in May of 2009.

Growing up on the family farm, Judith learned the value of hard work and dedication. She carried these.
qualities with her throughout her life, becoming a respected member of the New Cumberland

Judy was a member of the New Cumberland City Council, the Democratic Women Club,
and the Democratic Executive Committee, where she worked tirelessly to make a difference in the lives
of those around her. She also served in Church Women United, where she demonstrated her love for
God and her community. In her free time, she could be found walking her dog Pippy on the streets of
New Cumberland and down by the river.

Judy was a faithful member of Saint Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, where she was an active participant
in church activities. She was a past president of the Christian Mothers and was always willing to lend a
helping hand to those in need. Her dedication to her faith and her community was an inspiration to all
who knew her.

Judy will be remembered for her kindness, her generosity, and her unwavering love for her family and
community. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her, including her son, George “Bink” Gross; her,
daughter, Melissa “Missy” Perkins; her grandchildren, Payton Elizabeth Perkins, Kayla Renee and Marlee
Lynn Gross; her great grandson, Rowyn Ryder Figlioli; and her Godmother Pauline Balog and special
friend/sister, Blanche Tyson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:00 AM at Saint Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, Weirton.

Judy will be laid to rest next to her husband, Ken at Saint Paul’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St Paul Church or Hancock County Humane Foundation.

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Mass of Christian Burial: March 14, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church
Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062

304 748 6710


The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Judith Ann Bartley 's name.

Hancock County Humane Foundation

241 Ohio River Blvd
New Cumberland, WV
304 224 2590

Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church

140 Walnut Street
Weirton, WV

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  1. My deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom. Prayers for you during this difficult time for strength & comfort.
    Love, Michelle John 🙏❤️

  2. Missy,
    Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time! God bless you!
    With my sincere condolences,
    Kathy Hirkala

  3. Missy and Bink
    Prayers of comfort for you through out this difficult time . Here if you need anything!

  4. My sincere sympathy Missy & Payton – Judith was such a lovely person with a generous spirit. I know she is at peace & happy to be reunited with Ken & I know you will see her again. What a blessing that you had so much time with her & were so very close. God give you what you need to get through this. You’ll be in my thoughts & prayers.

  5. Candle Selection 2From my family to your family and friends, our sincere sympathy for your loss. In our thoughts and prayers. She will be greatly missed.

  6. Candle Selection 2From my family to your family and friends, our sincere sympathy for your loss. In our thoughts and prayers. She will be greatly missed. The Bryan family

  7. Our sincerest condolences to the family in the loss of Judy. She was such a lovely lady, and will be truly missed by all her knew her.

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