Judith A. (Yuckienuz) DiNardo, age 74

of Weymouth

Judith A. (Yuckienuz) DiNardo, age 74

Weymouth, Judith A. (Yuckienuz) DiNardo, age 74, of Weymouth, formerly of Quincy, passed away, peacefully, Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Pat Roche Hospice Home in Hingham, in the comfort of her loving family.

Judith was born in Quincy to the late William J. and Margaret (Hogan) Yuckienuz. She was raised in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1962. Judith received an associate’s degree from Burdett College and worked as a medical secretary. She returned to school and graduated from the former Quincy City Hospital School of Nursing in 1969. She later graduated in the 1980s from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and earned a Master’s degree in Nursing Management from Lesley College. She had lived in Weymouth for forty-five years, previously in Quincy.

She was a registered nurse and had worked at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston for over forty years. Judith began her career at the Boston Floating Hospital for Children. She loved being a nurse and was involved in many different phases of nursing including patient care, nursing education and management. At the time of her retirement in 2010, Judith worked in the outpatient Pediatric Rheumatology Department at Tufts Medical Center.

After retirement, Judith developed a passion for knitting. She loved knitting and donating prayer shawls, scarves and baby caps.

She also enjoyed travelling and golfing with her husband, Victor, as well as dining out.  She loved spending time with her nieces and nephews and was especially devoted to her family, friends and colleagues.

Beloved wife and soul mate for forty-six years of Victor DiNardo.

Loving sister of Carol McLellan of Duxbury.

Cherished aunt of Sara Koplovsky and her husband Erik of Pembroke, Scot McLellan of Kingston, Steven McLellan of San Diego, California, Anthony Sandonato and his wife Marilyn of Scituate and Deborah Hayden and her husband Robert of Weymouth.

Judith is also survived by many great nieces and great nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Friday, November 2nd  at 9  a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home Thursday 4 – 8 p.m. Interment Pine Hill Cemetery, West Quincy.

For those who wish, donations in Judith’s memory may be made to the Amyloidosis and Myeloma Research Fund at Tufts Medical Center, P.O. Box 231, Boston, MA 02111.

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  • Dear Vic, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Judi was a brave women . I admire how you were always so patient and was there for Judi all the time. I leave for Aruba tomorrow and will say prayers at our wonderful church in Aruba for you. Love Judy

  • I’m so sorry for your family’s loss. God promises to be close to the brokenhearted. I hope you find comfort in God’s promise & in the many wonderful memory’s you made & shared together. You have my condolences.

  • My deepest sympathy to Victor and all of Judy’s family. I have been praying for Judy since the day she was diagnosed, every morning, as the Rosary is on the radio at 5:00 AM, on my way to work. I sincerely admired her courage and determination. Seeing her at family gatherings, enjoying the holidays and never complaining, made me realize how hard she fought for survival. She always had positive things to say and never dwelled on her illness. What an inspiration ! RIP, Judy, as you enter enter the Gates of Heaven !

  • So sorry to hear of Judy’s recent passing. I worked with her at Floating. After her diagnosis years ago I do admired her strength with each adversity she faced. I hope all the great memories you have will bring you the laugh or smile when needed most in the coming days and months