Judy J. Protzman, 69 of Glen Burnie, MD, formerly of Butler passed away at her home on January 1, 2019.
Born on 1/11/1949 she was the daughter of James Keefer of West Sunbury and the late Ethel Jane (Gray) Keefer. Judy worked for The United Telephone Company and Applied Test Systems in Butler before moving to Glen Burnie, MD. Once in the Baltimore area, Judy worked as the receptionist and executive assistant to President Edward Pitts at the David Edward Ltd. furniture company of Baltimore, MD until her retirement.
Judy was an avid reader and crossword puzzle solver. Judy collected cobalt blue Moderntone glassware and Sun Rubber/Edward Mobley dolls and toys amassing over 100 pieces of the glassware and 300 pieces dolls and toys. She was also passionate about honoring military veterans as well as actively donating clothes and goods to local charities.
Judy enjoyed traveling with her husband Ed to Florida, to softball tournaments, large flea markets and yards sales, antique markets and historical sites. She found great joy in visiting with her children and spoiling her grandchildren with special gifts and packages from Grandma Judy at birthdays and during the holiday season.
She is survived by her husband, Edward P. Protzman Jr.; two children Steven R. (Miranda) Massart, and Nicole “Nikki” M. (Damien) Chapman; and grandchildren, Stephanie Massart, Jackson “Jack” Wolfe, Sawyer Massart, Lyra Massart and, Trixie Chapman. She’s also survived by her father, James Keefer and his wife Lill; and brothers, Mike (Holly) Keefer, and David (Theresa) Keefer.
She was proceeded in death by her mother, Ethel Jane Keefer.
Friends will be received Monday, January 7, 2019 from 1 to 3 & 6 to 8 pm at Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 E. North St., Butler, PA 16001.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 11 am at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc. with Pastor James Smith, officiating.
In Lieu of flowers the family requests that you donate to Honor Flight Pittsburgh, <https://www.
Online Condolences may be left at www.thompson-miller.com