GRAND ISLAND, FLA. — Almond R. Jude, 80, of Grand Island, Fla., passed away April 28, 2011, at Tavares, Fla. Born Nov. 30, 1930, in Ellsworth, he was the son of George and Florence (Reed) Jude. Almond was a graduate of Ellsworth High School and the University of Maine. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force and taught school for many years in New York and Vermont. He was a member of the Ellsworth Elks, VFW and American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra of Grand Island; a son, David; a daughter, Clarie; a sister, Margaret; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a son, Gary.