Judith A. Pantaleon
January 17, 1952 – October 17, 2020
Judith Ann (Pierce) Pantaleon is survived by her husband of 48 years, Torri; daughter, Jody Pantaleon; daughter, Stephanie Cargile and her husband, Chris; siblings, Patty Bergeron (Louis) of Virginia Beach, Virginia and Eleanor Achin (Richard) of Plainville, Massachusetts as well as several nephews and nieces.
Judy was raised in Plainville, Massachusetts, graduating from King Philip Regional High School. She loved animals and spent much of her youth riding and caring for horses. Judy was a certified Lifeguard and worked at the old Plainville pool downtown.
An active member of the Girl Scouts, she took over as Stephanie’s Brownie troop leader.
Judy and Torri were married in 1972. Judy immediately became a Navy wife as Torri was on active duty at that time. After their wedding, they left for Italy, where Torri was stationed.
Navy travels took her to Puerto Rico and Omaha, Nebraska. She lived in Omaha for 42 years. While overseas, Judy was an active member of several of the Navy wives’ organizations. An avid bowler, she won the Women’s European Singles Championship.
Judy collected recipes and cookbooks from around the world and learned to cook Italian and Puerto Rican dishes. She was well-known for her spaghetti carbonara, which she learned to cook by watching the waiters at her favorite restaurant in Naples as they provided table side service.
Judy was employed by Montgomery Wards at the Westroads Mall as well as A.C. Nielsen Marketing Research both in Omaha.
Judy also had a burden for the Open Door Mission and the people there.
VISITATION observing CDC guidelines: Monday, October 26th from 6pm to 8pm at the West Center Chapel. SERVICES: Tuesday, October 27th at 11:30am at Marshall Drive Baptist Church, 4845 Marshall Drive. Interment: Tuesday, 2pm at Omaha National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Open Door Mission.
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