Judith Ann Northam of Laurel passed away on June 8, 2024 at Brookdale Senior Living in Dover. She was born on Jan. 7, 1944 in Laurel and was the daughter of the late William Morris Northam and Pearl Dickerson Northam. Judith graduated from Laurel High School, and after graduation she began her career with E.I. DuPont, where she worked for over 32 years as a supervisor. After her retirement with the E.I. Dupont Company, she worked with the Laurel School District as a custodian. She was a member of Portsville United Methodist Church and the Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary. 

Judith is survived by her nieces; Jennifer Mitchell-Stevenson and her husband Jason, Stacy Northam-Smith and her husband Todd; great nephew, Jack Smith, and sister-in-law, Dixie Northam. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother William “Jack” Northam, and her sister, Janet Mitchell. A visitation will be held on Saturday, June 15 from 10-11 a.m. at the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, 700 West Street, Laurel, Delaware 19956. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Pastor Brian Whaley will officiate. Interment will be held in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Laurel.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Judith Northam’s honor to the Laurel Fire Department, 205 W. 10th Street, Laurel, Delaware 19956 or the Brandywine SPCA, Georgetown Campus, 22918 Dupont Blvd., Georgetown, Delaware 19947. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.hsdfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home in Laurel.