Judith “Judy” Reott, 82, a life-long resident of Lorain, died Saturday,
February 12, surrounded by family at Avon Oaks Nursing Home.
She was born November 16, 1939, the second of Earl and Betty (Scherck)
Andrews’ nine children. In 1957, Judy graduated from St. Mary’s High School,
where she was the captain of the cheerleading squad. After enrolling briefly
at Bowling Green, she moved to Florida where she met the love of her life,
Thomas J. Reott. Following a short courtship, they married in Lorain on July
22, 1961. For the next 29 joyful years together, they raised their four
children, owned TJ Reott Builders, played golf, and hosted countless parties
for their many friends and family.
Judy was big-hearted and generous and a devout Catholic. She loved to read
and play games, especially Bridge and Rummikub. Though heart-broken
following the loss of her husband in 1990, her faith, strength, and love for
family guided her through. She remained an avid golfer, winning multiple
club championships at both Oak Hills and Oberlin Country Clubs.
She is survived by her four children, Tim (Stacy) of Cleveland Heights, Jill
Rosebeck of Amherst, Tom (Kimberly) of Tijuana, Mexico and Joel (Stacy) of
Canton, ten grandchildren, five great grandchildren,four sisters; Janet
(Tom) Callahan of Georgia, Joyce (Barry) Motsch of Lorain, Chris (Kernie)
Kohlmyer of California, Kathy Shipp of Georgia, and three brothers; Jon
Andrews of Lorain, Timothy (Dee) Andrews of Amherst, Tom “Buzz” (Jim)
Andrews of Florida. Besides her husband, Judy was preceded in death by her
parents, son-in-law Richard “Sandy” Rosebeck, and her sister Carol Kocak.
Family will receive friends at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St. Joseph
Dr., Amherst on Monday, February 21, 2022 from 11 a.m. until the time of
Mass at noon. Rev. Timothy O’Connor, pastor will officiate. Burial will
follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
In Judy’s honor, memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200
St. Joseph Dr., Amherst, OH 44001 or The Salvation Army, 2506 Broadway Ave.,
Lorain, OH 44052.