Charlene Cosgrave


Charlene Elizabeth Cosgrave (Musslewhite), age 65, died peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, July 15, 2017 following an extended illness.

She was born in Jacksonville on Oct. 25, 1951 to the late Blondeon J. Musslewhite and Cecil M. Musslewhite, Jr. After being raised in Jacksonville, and attending Andrew Jackson High School and South Georgia College in Douglas, Georgia, she moved to the Beaches and lived in both Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beaches. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Cosgrave is survived by her husband, Paul J. Cosgrave, and his three children, Matthew, Vanessa and Melissa; her daughter, Marian Blair Landry (Ruhlman); son-in-law, James Landry; sister, Nan Musslewhite; brother, Dale Musslewhite and his wife Sherri Musslewhite; numerous cousins, aunts, and uncles; and her loving dog, “Rosie.” She will be greatly missed by her loving family and cherished friends of many years.

She worked more than 30 years with the US Post Office, owned and managed the Red Slipper Boutique in Ponte Vedra Beach and worked as a real estate agent for Ponte Vedra Realty.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 21 in Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082.

Special thanks are extended to the nurses at Community Hospice, Mayo Clinic, physicians and friends of the family who made her last days peaceful.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Community Hospice of NE Florida.

Please visit online Tribute at Services are under the direction and care of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Home.