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.

 

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Lakes Classifieds – 04/24/15

Northshire Freepress – 04/24/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 04/24/15

Weekender – 04/24/15

Classifieds 04/22/14

Dresden throws support to medical marijuana facility

medical marijuana

By Dan King The Town of Dresden has joined the growing list of towns throughout Washington County that are throwing […]

Heather Michaud to have art displayed at the Hyde

Michaud Drawing

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student will have her artwork displayed at one of the region’s greatest art […]

Hampton Firehouse may change hands

21281963

By Derek Liebig The Town of Hampton is considering selling the Hampton Firehouse to the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, which […]

Granville Science Fair a hit

DSC_0111

Joshua Bassett A dry Christmas tree that emitted melodic sounds when hit was just one of the many exhibits on […]

Baseball routs Corinth, Salem, Bolton

Derek Thomas rips a basehit diown the left field line

The Whitehall baseball team bounced back from a non-league loss to Fort Ann by blowing out Corinth, Salem and Bolton. […]

Whitehall not conducting background checks?

By Dan King Whitehall Central School has brought on a substantial amount of staff members, bus drivers and substitutes this […]

Baseball downed by league foes

Wasaren League play has not been kind to Granville’s baseball team in the early part of the season. The Horde […]