Judith Ann Tedesco – January 14, 2022

September 26, 1946- January 14, 2022

Judith Ann “Judy” Tedesco, 75, Martinsville, passed away at 6:36 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

She was born on Thursday, September 26, 1946, in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Edward Charles and Henrietta Marie (Hochthanner) Aretz.

Judy was a 1964 graduate of Southgate High School in Southgate, Michigan. She earned her bachelor’s degree of Accounting and Finance from Eastern Michigan University and a master’s degree in Finance from the University of Texas. She was the Chief Financial Officer for various public entities.

Survivors are her husband, Paul Ernest Tedesco, whom she married on May 26, 1967; daughter, Lori Bowlen and her husband Eric of Martinsville, Indiana; grandchildren, Timothy Bowlen and Anna Bowlen, both of Martinsville, Indiana; siblings, Jan Vogeli and husband John of Dearborn, Michigan; Joan Lloyd and husband Denny of Milford, Michigan; Glen Aretz of Linton, Indiana; Gary Aretz of Lewisville, Texas; Brian Aretz of Bloomfield, Indiana; Sharon Aretz of Southgate, Michigan; Gail Estrada and husband Carlos of Lewisville, Texas; brother-in-law, Michael Hodnicki of Southgate, Michigan; and sister-in-law, Julie Gronda of Grosse Isle, Michigan.

She is also survived by her nephews, Johnny Vogeli, Jr., Michael Vogeli, Andrew Vogeli, Patrick Lloyd, Shaun Lloyd, Jake Raines, Michael Hodnicki Jr., and Carlos Estrada Jr.; and nieces, Heather Lloyd, Kaitlyn (Hodnicki) Brooks, Emily Estrada, and Nicole Estrada.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Henrietta Aretz; grandparents, Norman and Lillian Hochthanner; aunt, Bernice Hochthanner; brother, John Aretz; sister, Karen Hodnicki; and nephew, Brian James Hodnicki.

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 22, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. till 10:00 a.m. for viewing and 10:00 a.m. for funeral Mass at St. Vincent Pallotti Parish at St. Patrick, 135 Superior Street, Wyandotte, MI 48192. Visitation will be on Friday, January 21, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 15748 Fort Street, Southgate, MI 48195;


Saturday, January 22, 2022

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  • Funeral Mass of the Resurrection
    10:00 am
  • St. Vincent Pallotti Parish at St. Patrick Catholic Church
    135 Superior Blvd, Wyandotte, MI 48192
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