Death Notice: Bridget E. McCoy, Florida

McCOY Bridget E. McCoy (Née O’Sullivan), 85, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2009. She was born on January 12, 1924 in Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland, to James O’Sullivan and Noreen O’Connor. She served in the RAF during WWII as a Nurse where she met and cared for her future husband of 58 years, SGM James S. McCoy. After the War, she accompanied her husband to the US in 1945 where they began their family. She is survived by one son, CW4 James S. McCoy (Linda), and predeceased by one daughter, Sharon Nagy. Bridget has three grand- children, Michelle, Marsha, and Brian, and two great grandchildren, Kennady and Karsyn. The family will receive friends from 12-2:00 P.M. in the Hardage-Giddens Town & Country Chapel on Friday, April 10, 2009. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, April 10, 2009 at 2:00 PM at Riverside Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Town and Country Funeral Home 7242 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32205. Please Sign the Guestbook @

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Apr. 9, 2009 [legacy]



Her parents married in Millstreet in 1918:

Marriage of James O’Sullivan and Honora O’Connor on September 21st 1918. He a soldier from Claraghlea, son of Denis O’Sullivan (deceased) farmer, She a daughter of Jeremiah O’Connor (deceased) farmer, of Millstreet. Witnessed by Corns D O’Sullivan, and Lena O’Connor.

Her siblings were:
James O’Sullivan
Darby O’Sullivan
Marie O’Sullivan
Margaret O’Sullivan

Marriage of James Shirley McCoy (1925–2003) and Bridget E O’Sullivan on 23 April 1945 at Swindon, England.

She arrived into New York on Jan 6th 1946.

They had:
Sharon Elizabeth McCoy born 4/2/1947 in Indianapolis, and
James Shawn McCoy, born Torrence California, 4/10/1950

Bridget was naturalised in the US in 1959, and at that time they were living at Maple Hills Apartments, Clarksville, Tennessee.

They are both buried at Riverside Memorial Park, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA [Map]
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