Barbara Janet McCoy, 95

Barbara Janet McCoy of Whitehall, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, peacefully passed away on Nov. 27, 2008, at the age of 95.

 

She was born on July 20th 1913, in Flushing, N.Y, and was the daughter of the late Julian Mazaeu and Mary Inez Archibald.

 

 Barbara graduated from St. Mary’s Nursing School in 1934 and went on to work in New City Hospitals. During World War II, Barbara was the Supervisor of Nursing at Fort Totten U.S. Army Hospital
Barbara married William Clifford McCoy at the renowned St. Bartholomew Church in New York City in 1940. They raised their family of eight children in New Hyde Park, New York; Northport, New York; Lajes Field AFB in the Azores, Portugal; Norwalk, Connecticut; and Whitehall, New York.
During her retirement life in Whitehall, Barbara dedicated herself to the charismatic movement of the Catholic Church. Notably, Barbara devoted 15 years of volunteer service to the prison ministry at Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Comstock, N.Y. She was also a lifetime member of the Catholic Daughters, was an active member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARF), and volunteered for many years with the Glens Falls Hospital Guild.
Barbara is pre-deceased by her husband William, an infant daughter Mary, and a brother Julian. Barbara is survived by four siblings Jerry, Mary, Marjorie, and David. She is also survived by eight children William, Paul, Kevin, Deirdre, Karen, Daniel, Matthew and Terence. Barbara took great joy in experiencing the growth and lives of her twenty-four grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Family and friends were invited to call at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall on Sunday, Nov. 30, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 

A funeral mass was held on Monday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Hope Church, 9 Wheeler Ave., Whitehall, with Rev. Michael Flannery, pastor, officiating.  Interment followed at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall.

 

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