NEW BEDFORD — Judy A. Samson, age 66, of New Bedford, passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 in St. Luke's Hospital. She was born in Acushnet, the daughter of the late Alfred V. and Margaret (Vartanian) Samson and was a lifelong resident of New Bedford and a graduate of New Bedford High School.

Judy was a waitress at her family restaurant Bucky's Lunch in New Bedford for several years. After that, she was a Machine Operator for Ocean Spray. She was an avid bingo and card player.

She is survived by two sisters, Linda L. Samson and Madelene M. Couto both of New Bedford; two brothers, Alfred V. Samson Jr. and Daniel J. Samson both of New Bedford; several nieces and nephews and a grandniece and a grandnephew.

Her Visiting Hours will be held Friday, October 13, 2017 from 4 to 6PM in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions in her honor may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016. For online registration and directions, please visit: