PRINCETON – Judith “Judy” Lillian (Stevens) McDowell, 64, passed away peacefully June 28, 2008, with her family by her side at a Boston hospital. She was born March 25, 1944, in Houlton. Judy was a past matron of Royal Chapter of Eastern Star. She was a member of Princeton Congregational Church and Princeton Rod & Gun Club. Judy was also proud to have been a member of Princeton Volunteer Ambulance Service. Prior to her marriage, Judy was employed by Bangor Mental Health Institute as an aide. Judy was predeceased by her parents, Willard Delmont Stevens and Ruth Evelyn (Savage) Stevens. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Stephanie Winkleblech; her brother, David Stevens; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Chuck and Marion McDowell. One of her life’s greatest tragedies was the death of her son, Kenny in 1991. Judy is survived by her husband, Philip of Princeton; her daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Ron Seeley of Montville, Conn.; her son, John McDowell; daughter, Mary McDowell, both of Princeton; and her daughter and son-in-law, Lorrie and Louis Nicholas of Mechanicsville, Md. She is also survived by her mother, Lorrie (McLean) Stevens of Houlton; her brother, Ronnie Stevens of Florida; her brother and sister-in-law, Irvin and Rhonda Stevens of Ludlow; her sister and brother-in-law, Bebe and Kelley Bishop of New Limerick; her sister and brother-in-law, Zoe and Skip Morphy of Lebanon; and grandchildren, Elizabeth Seeley, Abigail and Nathaniel Nicholas, whom she cherished with all of her heart. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, additional family members and friends. Some of Judy’s favorite memories were made with her family at their camp on Drew’s Lake in New Limerick. She enjoyed spending time with friend’s playing cards and Bingo. She also enjoyed spending time with her special companion, her cat, Charlie. Judy loved sharing pictures and stories of the best part of her life, her children and grandchildren. There will be a celebration of her life 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3, at Princeton Congregational Church. Judy was truly an inspiration to all who knew her for the courageous way she battled for the past eight years. In lieu of flowers, her family request donations be sent to CancerCare of Maine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute of Boston or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Judy will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais and Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at