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Judith A. Korin

May 12, 1935 — March 13, 2021

Judith A. Korin

Judith A. (Fish) Korin, 85, of Southington, passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Southington Care Center. She had been the loving wife of the late Mark R. Korin for over 42 years.

Judy was born in Southington on May 12, 1935 to the late J. Hamilton and Hazel Mae (Shepard) Fish and had been a lifelong Southington resident.

Alongside her husband Mark, she raised and trained many dogs for field trials, competing throughout the country, having many championships. She was an avid UCONN Women’s basketball fan and a proud UCONN CPTV supporter. Judy loved setback and truly had the gift of gab. For many years, she enjoyed her job at the Southington YMCA and made many friends along the way.

Judy is survived by her two daughters, Cris Korin of Litchfield and Jill Korin of San Jose, CA, her brother Ted Fish and Christine Fish of Southington and many nieces and nephews, including her special nephew, Asa Fish of Wethersfield. She is also survived by her friend and adopted son, Gil VanLinter and his wife Marlene of Southington and several friends who will miss her dearly, especially her caregiver, Monica Forrest. In addition to her husband Mark, she was predeceased by her sister, Evelyn Rowley and brother, Roger Fish.

Judy’s family would like to thank Dr. Ciardella and his entire staff for the concern and care they showed her for many years and also extend their appreciation to the staff at the Hair Expo for the friendship they shared with her over the years.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Judy’s memory may be made to the Southington YMCA, Camp Scholarship Fund, 29 High St, Southington, CT 06489.

Walk- through calling hours will be held on Saturday March 20, 2021 from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St, Plantsville. Face coverings and social distancing are required at all times. For online condolences and directions, please visit

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