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Lucy Coffey, Oldest Female U.S. Veteran, Dies at 108

Lucy Coffey, Oldest Female U.S. Veteran, Dies at 108







The nation's oldest-living female vet lived through Pearl Harbor and met President Barack Obama

(SAN ANTONIO) — The nation’s oldest female military veteran is dead. She was 108.
Lucy Coffey was found dead in her bed in San Antonio Thursday morning. Friend Queta Marquez, Bexar (BEAR) County veterans’ service officer, said Coffey had been sick for about a week and had a chronic cough.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
The Indiana-born farm girl was working at a Dallas grocery store the day Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. The San AntonioExpress-News reports that she quit the store in 1943 to join the new Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, which stationed her around the Pacific. She spent a decade in Japan before she moved to San Antonio.
She visited Washington on an Honor Flight. She met President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, who spent 30 minutes with her.
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