Judith Kay Clark

Judith Kay Burlingame Clark, “Judy” age 76, of Quakertown, Pennsylvania, passed away on Saturday May 30, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest in Allentown, PA.  She was the wife of John Richard Clark, with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Born in St. Mary's, PA she was a daughter of the late Robert Burlingame and Elaine Wallace Burlingame.

Judith attended Penn State University, Geneva College, TCU Fort Worth, UCF Orlando, University of Denver and the University of Houston.  Needless to say she had a thirst for knowledge.  July loved her piano students and was the proud owner of Grand Staff Piano Studio in Quakertown. She loved her pastor and church family at Bible Baptist church of Quakertown. She loved traveling, especially to England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, France and Italy.  In all she visited 19 countries during her lifetime.  She also loved Canada, Mexico, California, Texas and most of all visiting her family in Florida.  

Judy loved classical music and attended concerts at Carnegie Hall, The Academy of Music, Kimmel Center, Royal Albert Hall, Paris Opera House, Lincoln Center, and many other amazing venues.  She also loved Violin music, Bagpipes, and church hymns, especially the hymns, “It is well with my soul” and “at calvary”

Judy was well known as the church organist at Bethel Baptist Church for 37 years and pianist at Bible Baptist Church for 5 years.  She was a music teacher at Upper Bucks Christian School for 9 years and was an Avon Lady for more than 45 years. She taught 6th grade Sunday School girls for 33 years.

In addition to her husband, and her beloved poodle Collette, Judy is survived by four sons, Christopher of Houston, TX, Kevin of Trumbauersville, Ryan (wife Sally) of Quakertown, and Drew (Stephanie) of Clermont, FL; 4 grand-daughters, 4 grandsons, 1 great-grand-daughter and 1 great-grandson.  

You are invited to visit with Judy’s family and friends from 10:00 AM-12:00 Noon on Thursday, June 04, 2020 at Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, 135 W. Pumping Station Road Quakertown, Pennsylvania. Guests will be welcomed into the building 10 people at a time and masks will be required at all times in accordance with state COVID rules. Her funeral ceremony will be private but will be WEBCAST. Please check back to this obituary for online direction to watch the service. Interment will be private in Quakertown Union Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to Bible Baptist Church of Quakertown Building Fund, PO Box 152, Quakertown, PA 18951.