Judith A. (Turnbull) Castle

August 5, 1944 ~ May 17, 2019 (age 74)
Memorial Visitation
Thursday, May 23, 2019
5-7 PM at Hamp Funeral Home
Prayer Service
Thursday, May 23, 2019
7 PM at Hamp Funeral Home


Judith (nee Turnbull) (McGirr) Castle, age 74, of Tonawanda, died Friday, May 17, 2019 at Buffalo General Hospital after a brief illness. Born August 4, 1944 in Buffalo, she was the daughter of the late Betty (nee Smith) and James Turnbull, Sr.. Judy loved to travel, listen to Elvis Presley music and visit the Fatima Shrine in Lewiston. A resident of Tonawanda since 1976, she had been employed as a nurse at DeGraff Memorial Hospital in North Tonawanda before retiring.

She was the mother of James McGirr and Jason McGirr, Sr., both of Tonawanda; grandmother of Haley, Conner and Jason McGirr, Jr.; and sister of James (Gale) Turnbull, Jr. of Cheektowaga, and the late Marlene Archer. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM on Thursday only at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda, where a prayer service will be held at 7 PM Thursday; the Rev. James Hassett officiating. Friends invited. If desired, memorials to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244, or to the Fatima Shrine, 1023 Swann Road, Youngstown, NY 14174, are preferred by the family.

Donations may be made to:

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas TX 75244
Tel: 1-877-465-6636

Our Lady of Fatima Shrine
1023 Swann Road, Youngstown NY 14174

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