CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Judith Booth Cameron died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at her home in Chestertown, Md., due to complications from Multiple Sclerosis at aged 71.
Born Feb. 14, 1942, in Ashtabula Township, Ohio, she has lived in Kent County since 1992.
Her husband, William; her daughter, Cynthia (of Boston); and her son, Douglas, daughter-in-law, Tia, and grandson, Thomas Lang (of New York), survive her. In addition, she is survived by her mother, Marion Harnist Booth; her brother, James Booth, her sister-in-law, Rose Booth, her sister-in-law, Suzanne Cameron, and three nephews, Jeffrey Booth, Matthew Cameron and Alexander Cameron and their families.
A graduate of Dyke College in Ohio, she worked prior to her marriage for the Wall Street Journal and The Hanna Mining Company. Throughout her marriage, she and her family lived in Oregon, Montana, Western Australia, New Jersey, and Maryland.
She was a devoted wife and mother; she was active in her church and served in many leadership roles in scouting and her children’s schools. She enjoyed cooking, reading, watching old movies and spending time with her family.
Her father, William Lyle Booth; her niece, Kathy Booth Pivonka; and her brother-in-law, Frank Cameron, pre-deceased her.
In lieu of flowers, she expressed the desire that donations be made to the Maryland Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. National MS Society, Maryland Chapter, 2219 York Road, Suite 302, Timonium, Md. 21093.
Arrangements by GALENA FUNERAL HOME of Stephen L. Schaech. Obituary and condolences at galenafuneralhomeofsls.com and starbeacon.com.