Judith Ann Weiss, age 75, of Rocky Face, Georgia, departed this life Monday, September 14, 2020, at Pruitt Healthcare and Hospice in Lafayette, Georgia.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert E. Adamson 82, of Kennedy Twp., Pa., and her mother, Bernice Herbst Adamson 82, of Kennedy Twp., Pa.
She is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Leonard G. Weiss of Rocky Face, GA; brother, Robert A. Adamson (Sharon) and daughter Hali of Pittsburgh, PA; sister, Patricia Winovich (Thomas) of Cranberty Twp., PA, and children, Michael, Franklin and Marianne Winovich.
Judith attended Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa., and graduated Cum Laude in 1971 from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in Business Education. She went on to a 35 plus year career in Management Accounting and Business in the fields of retail, non-profit and manufacturing. Her professional credits included serving as assistant controller for 15 years at Poly Pac, Inc. in Dalton, GA. While at Poly Pac, she coordinated the United Way campaign for the company president. The Corporation received The Bronze Award in 1983, 1984 and 1987. The Silver Award in 1985.
Professional Associations: Judith was a member of the North Georgia Chapter of the NAA, (National Association of Accountants) now the IMA, (Institute of Management Accountants). She served on the Board of Directors. As Chapter president in 1978, she provided the necessary leadership to guide the Chapter to receive national recognition at the 1979 NAA National Conference.
With her husband Leonard, she owned and operated a small business Arts and Crafts Company that manufactured Bavarian Wax Art objects and exhibited and sold these items at better Arts and Craft Shows throughout the Eastern United States for over 20 years. Her work is on display at the website artwaxusa.com.
She was a 48 year parishioner of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church, 968 Haig Mill Lake Road, Dalton, GA, 30721.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. with Father Paul Williams officiating. The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-9 p.m. Thursday. Internment will be held at a later date at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church Memory Garden.
In lieu of flowers, and for causes very close to her heart, memorial gifts may be made in Judith’s name to:
Covenant House, Times Square Station, P.O. Box 731, New York, NY 10108-0900
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929
Due to the national health crisis and the COVID-19 virus, masks must be worn properly at all times and social distancing must be observed when visiting the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002.