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Jerry Dietrick Mogadore, OH

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Our loving Mother, Judy DiFino, faced a life of incredible challenges. After contracting polio at the age of 4, she battled through various health challenges before completely losing her hearing in her early 30’s. During this time, she attended college, but spent every extra minute working in the family business and raising 4 beautiful children on her own.  She went on to meet and marry her life partner, Vic in the mid-80’s. We didn’t realize how hard it was to work and raise children while battling health challenges. Now we understand.

Through all of this, our Mother simply worked for and loved us. Taking care of us became more challenging after a series of painful kidney stones, ultimately resulting in kidney failure. She would be on dialysis the rest of her life. Our Mother’s love for family never wavered.

In the last year of her life, bouts of pneumonia, painful shoulder and hip deterioration caused her to be bed ridden 100% of the time. Yet, through all of this, our Mother found a way to make every holiday special, staying involved in our lives until her passing on November 18, 2019. Ironically, the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays were among her favorite – her spirit is now able to enjoy and be enjoyed by everyone pain and suffering free.

Unfortunately, through all of this, our family and specifically Vic, have endured enormous medical bills. While she had quality medical insurance, the overflow expense has caused significant financial distress. We are humbly asking for your assistance if possible. Thank you and may God Bless you! 

Please feel free to read her full obituary at https://hummelfuneralhomes.com/tribute/details/14743/Judith-DiFino/obituary.html#tribute-start , thank you!

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Anonymous

2019-11-23 19:37:18

Wonderful lady and family ... happy to help a little!

Anonymous

2019-11-23 20:09:37

Donnie and Family, Praying for you all during this time of loss. May God bring you peace.

Bev Lewis

2019-11-23 20:51:19

May she rest in peace.

Dan Hetrick

2019-11-24 14:45:48

Dear Cousins, Tonja, I and the kids send our prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time. I remember fondly visiting you during the holidays, sled riding in the back yard and always support, warmth and love from your mom. I hope this helps. God bless! The Hetrick family, East Coast

Teri & Keith Falkenstein

2019-11-26 04:13:44

Prayers for the whole family at this difficult time. Our sincerest condolences.

PK

2019-11-27 13:11:40

There are no words to express the amount of love and comfort being sent your way Annette and family. Please look up when looking around makes no sense!

CECILE A. SCHOONOVER

2019-11-28 21:41:20

I knew Judy from many years ago, she worked at our hair salon in Tallmadge, OH., Douglas Daniel Coiffures. During this time she and first husband (Bob) were building their home, I believe in Mogadore. I remember Judy as being only very kind and sweet. My prayers to you all, God bless.

Pam Pirogowicz

2019-11-30 01:45:11

So sorry to hear about Judy

Patty and Jay McCormick

2019-12-07 19:37:05

I remember spending time at your house with you and your family Aimee. Your mother and Vic always made me feel comfortable and welcome. God bless.

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Spaghetti and Meatball Benefit for Judy
December 3, 2019, 1:23 pm
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Spaghetti Dinner Benefit
December 1, 2019, 5:01 pm
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Hello All - there will be a Spaghetti and Meatball Benefit for Judy on Saturday, December 7, 2019 beginning at 6p at Hillside Tavern (2638 East Waterloo Rd, Mogadore, OH).  See you then and please share this info.

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November 27, 2019, 7:21 pm
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We wanted to thank everyone for your prayers and donations!

Should you be unaware, we are having a Celebration of Life service on Saturday, November 30, 2019 beginning at 11:00a.  The service and fellowship gathering will be held at the Advent Lutheran Church, 1516 Edison St. NW, Hartville, Ohio.

More information can be found on www.hummelcares.com (search DiFino) and will be announced in the Akron Beacon Journal/Legacy.com on Thanksgiving day. 

Thank you again.

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Campaign Created by:
Jerry Dietrick Mogadore, OH

$1,549 of $2,800

55.321428571429% Complete
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55 % Complete 21 donation(s)
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Patty and Jay McCormick

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I remember spending time at your house with you and your family Aimee. Your mother and Vic always made me feel comfortable and welcome. God bless.

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Pam Pirogowicz

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So sorry to hear about Judy

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CECILE A. SCHOONOVER

252 days ago

I knew Judy from many years ago, she worked at our hair salon in Tallmadge, OH., Douglas Daniel Coiffures. During this time she and first husband (Bob) were building their home, I believe in Mogadore. I remember Judy as being only very kind and sweet. My prayers to you all, God bless.

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PK

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There are no words to express the amount of love and comfort being sent your way Annette and family. Please look up when looking around makes no sense!

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Teri & Keith Falkenstein

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Prayers for the whole family at this difficult time. Our sincerest condolences.

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Dan Hetrick

256 days ago

Dear Cousins, Tonja, I and the kids send our prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time. I remember fondly visiting you during the holidays, sled riding in the back yard and always support, warmth and love from your mom. I hope this helps. God bless! The Hetrick family, East Coast

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Bev Lewis

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May she rest in peace.

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257 days ago

Donnie and Family, Praying for you all during this time of loss. May God bring you peace.

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Anonymous Donor

257 days ago

Wonderful lady and family ... happy to help a little!

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