Charlotte Bridge of Niceville, Florida passed peacefully in her sleep at home on Thursday February 6, 2020. She was born on December 14, 1926 in Shanghai China, the daughter of William “Mac” and Molly (Noble) McAllan.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband of over 60 years, William Bridge as well as sisters, Mary Lietz and Jean DuDomaine. Survivors include her son, Matthew; daughter, Amy; grandchildren, Sara Haidu, Melanie Morris, Joshua Bridge, Rachael Dobson, and Rebekah Bridge; 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Charlotte was interred within a prison camp in excess of three years during World War II and then was repatriated to the United Kingdom after the war. She made the USA her home after meeting the love of her life on a blind date while on holiday in 1955. After marriage in 1956, Charlotte became an accomplished homemaker and mentor to her two children in Enfield, Connecticut. She was particularly proud to accomplish naturalization during the nation’s Bicentennial in 1976. She and her husband moved to Niceville in 1989 to be nearer to family. Since that time, she has been active in the Niceville Crosspoint Church, Eastern Star, and an able partner with her husband working woodcrafts at local fairs.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 13that 2 PM with visitation starting at 1 PM at Heritage Gardens Funeral Home in Niceville. Burial will follow in Heritage Gardens Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Covenant Care for their compassionate support. Flowers are accepted or you may make donations to the Shrine Hospital for children.
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