Judith H. Gardner, of Carolina Beach, died Saturday, March 5, 2016, at her residence. She was born in Maquoketa, Iowa, November 3, 1941, to the late Louis Heister and Wilma Carpenter Heister.
She is survived by her husband, George Gardner; two daughters, Melanie Fitzgerald (Travis) and Jody Davidyak (Steve); three grandchildren, Jessica Sain, Brady and Brooks Davidyak; sister, Jo Anne Jones; and brother, Donald Heister.
A Mass of the Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, at St. Mark Catholic Church. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Maquoketa, Iowa.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Community Hospice, 117 Village Road NE, Leland, NC 28451.
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