Friday, 13 May 2011 00:00
Brigid deLime (Cole), 68, of Toms River, passed away on May 8, 2011 at home surrounded by her family after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.
Bridie was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and came to the United States with her family as a young girl. She chose Denville, NJ, as her home, where she lived for over 30 years, before retiring to Toms River. Bridie dedicated her successful career to providing products for sensory integration and neuro-development for special needs persons. Most recently she started her own consulting company deLime Enterprises, LLC.
Bridie was predeceased by her husbands, Frank Cole (1982) and Thomas deLime (2006) and her granddaughter JoAnna McCormack and her father James Hogan and her brother Jim Hogan.
Daughter of Josephine Hogan, Bridie is survived by her five children: Frank Cole and wife Mary of Middletown, NJ, JoEllen Cole of Bethpage, Maura McCormack and husband John of Rosemount, MN, Heather Rydlewski of Hopatcong and Colleen Perry and husband Kevin of Denville. Bridie was the loving grandmother of Maggie and Aidan Cole, Braden, Mathew, Morgan, Brigid and the late Joanna McCormack, Wyatt and Maddie Rydlewski and Shane and Ethan Perry, and her brother Frank Hogan and sister Kathleen Chevalier.
A remembrance of her life was held at Norman Dean Home for Services, Denville, NJ, www.normandean.com, (please light a candle in memory of Bridie on website), and a Mass of Christian Burial service at St. Mary’s RC Church, Denville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or Doctors without Borders 333 7th Ave., second floor, New York, NY 10001-5004.