2/28/1932 - 11/24/2020
OBITUARY Mary Bridget Coyne (McMahon) died peacefully on November 24th in Queens, NY at the age of 88.
Marie is survived by her three loving children, Robert Coyne, John Coyne and Sheila Coyne-Maxim and by their respective spouses Deborah, Nancy and Joseph. Marie had a great love for her grandchildren Kyle, Julia, Micaela and Shane. Marie, born in County Clare, Ireland has four surviving siblings. Her sisters Patricia, Margaret (Peggy) and brothers Peter and Michael were all beloved to her. Her cousin/honorary sister Maureen Regan (O’Connell) and dear sister-in-law Margaret (Peggy) Clarke.
Mary is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, William J Coyne, her brother John McMahon, mother Delia McMahon and father John McMahon. Of special mention was her beloved Aunt May Fennel and Uncle Martin (Marty) Fennel who were loving and kind during her childhood.
Mary was born on February 28, 1932 in County Clare, Ireland. She emigrated to America aboard the ship SS AMERICA in 1952 and became an American citizen in 1959. She was sponsored by her Aunt, Katherine O’Connell (Fennell) and lived on Long Island working as an Au-pair. This was an experience that she repeated in the 1980s caring for young Scott Fallon in Jackson Heights. She moved to the Bronx and she worked as an international phone operator for ATT and switchboard operator for Macys. She met her husband Bill at a CYO dance in 1957 and they were married in April of 1960. They settled in Jackson Heights where they raised their family and made many memories. They were members of Blessed Sacrament Church and eventually settled in Bayside, NY.
A funeral is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. at Notre Dame Church, 45 Mayfair Road, New Hyde Park, NY. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Marie's life.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary’s memory to:
Alzheimers Association or Long Island Jewish Hospital VISITATION Friday, November 27 8:00 - 10:30 AM New Hyde Park Funeral Home 506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Friday, November 27 11:00 AM Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church 45 Mayfair Road, New Hyde Park, NY INTERMENT Pinelawn Memorial Park 2030 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, NY