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Life Story / Obituary
Judy Ellen (Wolnosky) Packard passed away peacefully in her home on December 23rd with her daughters at her side. A thirty year resident of Leelanau County, Judy was born in Detroit on December 14th, 1946, to Ervin Wolnosky and Marion Cloyd. She received a master's degree in special education from Eastern Michigan University and worked for many years as a teacher in Northern Michigan. In recent years, she also served as a tutor and advocate for families of the local Hispanic community. Judy is survived by her daughters, Mary Packard of Lakeland, Florida, and April (Colin) Livingston of San Diego; her sister, Carolyn Distler of St. Clair Shores; two nephews and a grandnephew, as well as many cherished friends. A celebration of life will be held at the Suttons Bay Congregational Church on Saturday, January 28th at 2 p.m. Donations in honor of Judy's memory may be sent to the Suttons Bay Township Library or the Suttons Bay Congregational Church. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guest book and share your thoughts and memories with her family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.