Judith A.
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Rockport - Judith A. "Jude" Stearns, age 62, died unexpectedly on Thursday, November 7, 2019. A resident of Rockport, Jude was born in Somerville and raised in Charlestown. She was the daughter of the late Robert E. and Estelle O. (Goodwin) Stearns.

Jude owned and operated Judy Jetson Hair Salon on Mass. Avenue near Porter Square in Cambridge for over 30 years.

She loved going to the beach, driving beautiful cars, and collecting unusual objects. She was a talented interior designer with a signature style.

She is survived by her son, Gus S. Johnson; sister, Margaret R. Stearns of Los Angeles, Calif.; and former husband, David G. Johnson of Gloucester. Jude had many friends from Rockport, Gloucester, Cambridge, and Charlestown.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 61 Middle Street, Gloucester, on Sunday, November 17, 2019, at 2 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend. Visitation will be held prior from 12 to 2 p.m. Jude especially loved dog so in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to the ASPCA, 424 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10128, or to the MSCPA-Angell Headquarters, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
Published on November 13, 2019


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maryellen askew
Nov 19, 2019
So sorry to hear had many good times on the corner of elm St. Many nights sitting on the fish store steps .rest in peace
Susan O’Connell Casamassima
Nov 17, 2019
She was tough, but she was the best!! I learned so much from her!! My heart was so happy she had her much longed for son, Gus. Her life was complete. She will be missed. Rest now my friend. You deserve peace.
Ella Anderson
Nov 16, 2019
So sorry for your loss I loved Jude so much and always will were were so close you were like my second mother and I will miss you so much my beach and shopping buddy I am so sorry for your loss Gus, David, and Margaret Gus you were like the brother I never had and I am so incredibly sorry for you loss
Emily Winston
Nov 16, 2019
Wow, So sorry to hear about this. What a loss to the Cambridge community and all that knew her. Sending love and condolences.
Deb Cantrell
Nov 16, 2019
So sorry to hear this news. To Linda and the rest of the staff at Judy Jetsons you have my deepest condolences.
sally williams
Nov 13, 2019
Just such a loss. Jude was a vibrant force. Loved her family and her dogs with passion. I will miss her happy face.