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Judith E. Keresztes

October 26, 1949 — July 27, 2023

Cleveland, Ohio

Judith E. Keresztes, age 73, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2023. Born on October 26, 1949, in Antwerp, Belgium, Judith was the daughter of Vilmus Keresztes and Margaret Pinter, who preceded her in death.

Judith was the cherished wife of the late Robert A. Depalma, and together they created a beautiful family. Judith was not only a devoted mother to her three daughters: Linda Ann Gabriel (Michael), Rebecca June Soldan (James), and Heather Marie Beckett (Jennifer) but also a loving stepmother to Pamela DePalma (Deceased) and Anthony DePalma. Judith took immense pride in her role as a grandmother and showered her love upon her grandchildren: Elizabeth (Alex), Xavier, Christian, Isaiah, Arianna, Hailey, Richard, Nichole, as well as her step grandchildren: Adrianna, Alaina, Anesa, Jessie, Elizabeth, Emily, Kayla, and Katie .

As a sister to John Keresztes (Edie) and Alex Tokai (Deceased), Judith maintained close family ties and shared many fond memories with them. She was a caring aunt to Michael Keresztes (Shetal) and Steven Keresztes, guiding and supporting them throughout their lives.

Judith had a special place in her heart for her loyal canine companion, Hopper, whom she loved dearly.

A woman of simple pleasures, Judith found joy in the color yellow, which reflected her radiant and warm personality. Gardening was a passion that allowed her to create beauty and find solace in nature. She also found delight in watching Property Brothers on HGTV, indulging in their creative transformations and making her own plans for her home.

In her lifetime, Judith touched the hearts of many and will be remembered for her kindness, compassion, and unwavering love for her family and friends. She leaves behind a legacy of love and cherished memories that will forever be treasured.

Family and friends are welcome on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Slone & Co. Life Celebration Center 3556 W. 130th St. Cleveland, OH 44111.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Judith E. Keresztes, please visit our flower store.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Slone & Co Life Celebration Center

3556 W 130th St, Cleveland, OH 44111

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