Judith “Judy” P. Ryder, 75, of Penn Yan, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Living Center North at Geneva.

A service of remembrance will be held on at 1 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Townsend Wood Funeral Chapel, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527. Interment at Lakeview Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family.

Judy was born December 8th, 1941 in Geneva, NY the daughter of the late, Ethelyn (Smart) and Leonard Patchett Jr. She was a member of the Penn Yan Fireman’s Auxillary, the Lakeside Country Club, and the Keuka Quilters. She enjoyed bowling and bowled for many area bowling leagues. Judy worked as the billing clerk for the Penn Yan Municipal Board for many years until her retirement.

Judy is survived by her daughter, Susan (Steven) Rolich; grandchilden, Donald “DJ” (Dannielle) Covert, Jr., Courtney Toomey, Katie Toomey, Amber (Jesse) Hall, and Sylvia Rolich; one great-granddaughter, Adylynn Covert; sister, Susan (Charles “Bud” Bodine; brother, Stephen Patchett; sister-in-law, Terry Patchett; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Judy was predeceased by her husband, Wes Ryder; sons, Douglas and Donald Covert; and brother, Phillip Patchett.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Judy to the Ontario Yates Hospice, 756 Pre Emption Rd., Geneva, N.Y.  14456 or to the Living Center North at Geneva General Hospital, 75 Mason St., Geneva, N.Y. 14456. Memories of Judy may be shared at www.townsendwoodfuneralchapel.com