Obituary Charleston, SC Post & Courier & Summerville Journal Scene January 23, 2009


     Judy Kay Reno Driscoll, 64, died suddenly at her home on January 20, 2009. Friends may call at PARKS FUNERAL HOME Monday evening, January 26, 2009 from six until eight o'clock. Graveside funeral services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery, Thursday morning, February 12, 2009 at ten o'clock. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 110, Columbia, SC 29204. Born on November 9, 1944 in Marion, OH, Mrs. Driscoll was the daughter of the late William James Reno II and Mazie Alberta Long Reno. She spent her youth living in Eastlake, OH. She was a doting grandmother who loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was truly a wonderful woman with a love of teaching and a love of children. She did many things to bring a love of education to children with special needs. She enlisted in the US Navy and served in the Hospital Corps from 1963 -1964. She met and married her husband, Millard James Driscoll, while attending Hospital Corps School in Great Lakes, IL in 1962. She followed her husband to duty stations around the world for the next 28 years. She moved to Summerville, SC in 1980, a town she loved, where she resided until her death. Judy earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Lake Erie College for Women in 1975 and a Masters in Education-Learning Disabilities from The Military College of South Carolina, The Citadel in 1983. She began teaching in the Berkeley County school system in 1980 and spent 22 years teaching special education until her retirement in 2005. In retirement she spent her time doing genealogical research, a love that she had for many years. Mrs. Driscoll was a long time member of the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century. Mrs. Driscoll is survived by LCDR Millard James Driscoll USN Ret., her husband of 45 years; her mother, Mazie Reno; two sons, Patrick James Driscoll and wife Shelley Elizabeth and Michael Dennis Driscoll and wife Debbie Ann; a brother, William James Reno, III and wife Patricia Kay; a sister, Rosemary Reno Keene and husband William E. Keene, III; five grandchildren, Dustin Michael Driscoll, Elizabeth Ann Driscoll, Christie Perry, Elizabeth Finley, Laura Finley; two great-grandchildren, James J. Driscoll and Christopher Rameriz; nieces and nephews, Mary Katheryn Reno, Susan Rae Reno, William James Reno IV, Paul Arthur Reno, Kendall Lee Driscoll and sister-in-law, Melanie Mellissa Driscoll. Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, 130 W. 1st North St., Summerville, SC 29483.

Judy Kay Reno Driscoll

1944 -2009

Driscoll Family Website