Julia R. ‘Judy’ Mathers

MILLERTON — Julia R. “Judy” Mathers, 77, a lifelong area resident, died July 25, 2018, at Sharon Hospital. 

Born June 24, 1941, in Hudson, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Marjorie (Sherman) and Charles Ostrander. 

On March 15, 1958, in Ancramdale, N.Y., she married Melvin W. Mathers. Mr. Mathers died April 24, 1994.  

Mrs. Mathers enjoyed spending time with her loving family and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren at family get-togethers. 

She will be dearly missed by all.

Survivors include her five children, Cathy Cooke and her husband, Tom, of Millerton, Julie Mathers of Claverack, N.Y., William Mathers of Millbrook, Robert Mathers and his wife, Christine, of Ancram, N.Y., and Richard Mathers and his wife, Kim, of Millbrook; three brothers, David, Charles Jr. and Richard Ostrander; two sisters, Marjorie Beaumont and Joy Rex; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews and friends. 

In addition to her parents and husband, Judy was predeceased by her daughter, Roxanne Mathers McClelland; and her brothers, Tim and Kenny Ostrander.

A graveside service will be held at the family’s discretion. In lieu of donations, please help a loved one to quit smoking. 

To send an online condolence, go to www.conklinfuneralhome.com.