John J. McCoy
John J. McCoy, 82, a 6-year Rockaway resident, died September 19.
McCoy was born May 30, 1927, in Williamsburgh, New York. He served in the US Army in WWII and was a veteran of the European Theatre. He was a member of St. Virgilius RC Church, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Knights of Columbus, and St. Virgilius Golden Age Club.
McCoy is preceded in death by his father John; mother, Clara (nee Drietlein); sister, Theresa; and brother, Edward.
He is survived by his wife Margaret (nee Haas); daughters, Kathleen (Bingo), Maureen (Danny), and Janette (Joseph); grandchildren, Matthew, Daniel, Sean, Meaghan, Brian, and Eric; great-grandson, Avery; and sisters, Dorothy and Evelyn.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hillebrand Funeral Home, Broad Channel. A memorial service was held at St. Virgilius Church, Broad Channel. Interment took place at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Schneider Children's Hospital, 269-01 76 Avenue, New Hyde Park, New York, 11040.