Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for Judith Zaprzalka

A photograph of Judith Zaprzalka

Born: Derby
Lived: Derby

Judith D. Zaprzalka, age 83, of Derby entered into eternal rest on Tuesday December 4, 2018 in Bishop Wicke Health Care Center, with her loving family by her side. She was the devoted wife of the late Joseph W. Zaprzalka. She was born in Derby on April 24, 1935 the daughter of the late Ralph and Thelma (Appelt) Davis.

Judy was employed in the office of W.E. Basset Corporation for many years until her retirement. She had a knack for gardening and could bring any plant back to life, she enjoyed reading and knitting, and she was an awesome cook.

She was the beloved mother of Michael Zaprzalka (Kathy), Tom Zaprzalka (Patty), John Zaprzalka (Laura), Susan Mauriello (Bob), and Betty Lepri (Joe). Judy was the loving grandmother of Phillip, Steven, Jason, Tim and Andrew Zaprzalka, Alyssa Z. Campbell, Julianna and Joshua Mauriello, and the cherished aunt to several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Paul Davis and sister Barbara Ciola.

Friends may call on Friday December 7 from 4 to 7 pm in the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road Shelton. Her funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday at 10 am. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Joseph and Judith Zaprzalka Fund via the Valley Community Foundation, 253A Elizabeth Street Derby CT 06418. Online condolences can be left at www.riverviewfh.com.