Ann “Nancy” Judge Ardoline, city council woman, community leader
Ann “Nancy” Judge Ardoline, 85, of Bethlehem and Longboat Key, Fla., lost a six-year battle with cancer on July 26, 2018. Born in West Pittston, she was a daughter of Robert and Anna (Brady) Judge. She was the wife of the late Harry J. Ardoline for 65 years.
She was a 1950 graduate of West Pittston High School.
She was the executive administrative assistant to the president of Horst Construction Company, Reading, and later was a real estate associate.
Only the second councilwoman to sit on Bethlehem’s City Council, she introduced the resolution to build the current Bethlehem Public Library. She was an honorary life member and the creator, incorporator and president of Bethlehem Senior Citizens Council. She was a past president and a northeast director of the Junior Woman’s Club of Bethlehem and a public affairs state director.
She was on the Bethlehem Area Vo-Tech advisory board, chaired the Model United Nations, was involved with Boutique At the Rink, volunteered at Allentown State and St. Luke’s Hospitals. She was a 40 year officer for and was instrumental in the programs of KidsPeace, formerly Wiley House.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Ann and her husband Gregory Kuritz and Kathleen and Robin Charles Metzler; a sister-in-law, Kathleen Judge; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nephews; and nieces.
She was predeceased by two siblings, Alice Judge Costello and Robert J. Judge Sr.
Contributions may be made to the Miller Keystone Blood Center 1465 Valley Center Parkway, Bethlehem, 18017 or by calling 1- 800- B -A-DONOR (223-666).
Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.