Judith Speidel, of Akron passed away peacefully, on March 3, 2018. She was born in Buffalo New York on June 17, 1940 to the late Gordon and Madilyn (Fitzpatrick) Shell.
Judith worked for over 22 years as a nursing assistant at Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home in Clarence. She enjoyed gardening in her younger years and had a passion for cooking, baking, and shopping. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by three children, Louis Biro, Sherry Prohaska and Dawn (Harvey) Frank; a sister, Geraldine Applegarth; six grandchildren, Jeremy (Cristina), John, Joshua Prohaska, Kelly, Casey, Emily Biro; four great- grandchildren, Joey, Landon, Kiley, and Brooklyn. She is also survived by many cousins and friends. A husband, Carl Speidel; brothers and sisters: Gordy, Madeline, Phillip, Mary Louise, and Edward predecease Judith.
Friends and relatives may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday March 6, 2018 at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC, 10 Eckerson Avenue Akron. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Teresa’s Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, at 10 am. (Please assemble at church).