Judith W. Caldwell

RUTLAND, Vt. - Judith W. Caldwell, 80, died Sept. 14 at Rutland Regional
Medical Center.

She was born in Pittsfield, Mass., a daughter of Ernest and Emma Merrill
Worthen and graduated from Westbrook Seminary in Portland, Maine, and
American International College in Springfield, Mass.

She married Joseph C. Caldwell.

Mrs. Caldwell was the originator and director of One-to-One Volunteer Senior
Citizens Program and was a pilot with Civil Aeronautics Search and
Reconnaissance Patrol.

At the age of 75, after converting to Catholicism, she spent two years in lay
ministry and was appointed in 1995 to the Bishop's Commission on Women for
the Diocese of Burlington.

Mrs. Caldwell was a member of the Parish Council at St. Peter's Church.

She spent summers on Chebeague Island, Maine.

Her hobbies included tennis, golf and bridge.

Her husband died in 1989.

Surviving are two daughters, Susan Blanchard of Bath, Maine, and Nancy
Caldwell of Portland; two brothers, Merrill Worthen of Marion, Mass., and
William Worthen of Burlington; a sister, Katharine Downey of Yarmouth, Maine;
and three grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Clifford Funeral Home. A
funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter's Church. Burial
will be on Chebeague Island.