The Life of Judy E. Parke

Judy E. “Mel.” Parke, 68, of Pocono Pines, PA, formerly of New York died March 4, 2018, at Lehigh Medical Center. She was born in the village of Chaguanas, Trinidad, but spent her teenage and young adult years in city Port of Spain.  She was the beloved wife of the late Malcolm R. Parke and the much-loved daughter of the late James and Violet Greenidge and grandmother Miriam Boxill.  Judy was also the President and CEO of the Coral Reef Cuisine. 

 In 2009, she retired and moved to the Poconos to live with her daughters, Carleen and Nicole. Judy enjoyed cooking, travel and decorating. Her love for fashion and design was reflected in everything she did; even the meals she prepared were done with flair.   She was a woman of strong faith and great moral conviction and served as a role model to all who knew and loved her. Judy was fun, energetic, and glamorous and most of all kind and loving and revered every moment spent with her family, especially children and grandchildren.

 Beloved mother of five, Roger Greenidge, Carla Greenidge, Carleen Greenidge, Nicole Parke and Jason Parke; she is the sister of Julia Greenidge, Yuklin Ambroise, Claudia Solomon, Beverly Thomas, April King, Delores Cordeau, Cleve Greenidge, Christopher Greenidge, Ronald Greenidge and the late Weldon Greenidge.

 Judy leaves behind 18 grandchildren Shaquele Farrell-Greenidge, Enoch Osei-Acheampong, Joshua Parke, Kwaku Osei-Acheampong, Joseph Parke, Roger Greenidge, Jr, Seth Parke, Gabriel Osei-Acheampong, Serena Carrington Parke, Janee Greenidge, Kyle Greenidge, Michael Parke, Kayla Greenidge, Jayina Greenidge, Nia Ward, Savanah Lee Parke and Leia Parke and great-grandson Shaquele Farrell-Greenidge, Jr.

 Visitation: Monday, March 26, 2018, 10:30AM

Service: Funeral Service will be Monday, March 26, 2018, 11:30AM at Toppitzer Funeral Home at Arlington

Interment: Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Arrangements: Toppitzer Funeral Home at Arlington Cemetery, 2900 State Rd., Drexel Hill, Pa 19026;


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