She was married to the late Ronald J. Sawicki who passed away March 3, 1994.
Born in Lowell, MA, she was the daughter of the late Thaddeus W. and Mildred L. Zabierek. She was raised in Chelmsford and graduated from Chelmsford High School with the class of 1960, she earned a bachelors degree in Education from Lowell State Teachers College in 1964.
She was employed as an Elementary School Teacher with the Town of Tewksbury and St. Margaret School in Lowell until her retirement in 2005.
Judy was an active member of the Chelmsford Alumni Association.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Ruth Sawicki of Quincy, MA, a daughter, Suzanne MacKenzie of Foxborough, MA, a brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Janet Zabierek of Dracut, MA, a sister and brother-in-law, Joan and James Lane Jr. of Lowell; her grandson, Logan MacKenzie of Foxborough, MA; and her nieces and nephews, her aunts and uncles, and many close friends.
Visiting hours Wed. 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Thurs. at 11:00 a.m. in the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in her name to the Henry Zabierek Scholarship Fund c/o CHS Alumni Assoc., 200 Richardson Rd., N. Chelmsford, MA 01863.