Bridget (Gaughan) Ludlow

December 9, 1970 ~ June 22, 2019 (age 48)


Bridget “Birdy” Ludlow (nee: Gaughan) passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019.  Birdy was born and raised in Jersey City and was a Secaucus resident for two years.   She was a graduate of Jersey City State College and was a registered nurse, working at Meadowview Psychiatric Hospital for ten years.  She also worked for the City of Jersey City and then as an aide to her late father, William Gaughan.

Birdy is survived by her beloved husband, Richard Ludlow; her loving son, James William Gaughan Dickson; her dear stepdaughter, Lily Miranda Ludlow; her beloved mother, Bernadette Gaughan (nee: Krull); her cherished aunts, Veronica Waldman, Melissa Lowry and Doreen Stabile; and her dear uncles, Edward Lowry, Jr. and Daniel Krull. She was predeceased by her beloved father, William Gaughan; and loving sister, Eileen “Beanie” Gaughan.

The funeral will be conducted by Bayonne Memorial Home, Inc.  Visitation will take place at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 10:45 a.m.  A private cremation will follow.  No flowers will be accepted. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (, Hudson City Lions (, or Operation Smile ( Envelopes will be available.  

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June 25, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Church
1219 Paterson Plank Road
Secaucus, NJ 07904

Mass of Christian Burial
June 26, 2019

10:45 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
1219 Paterson Plank Road
Secaucus, NJ 07904

Private Committal

Rosehill Cemetery and Crematory
355 East Linden Avenue
Linden, NJ 07306


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Operation Smile
3641 Faculty Boulevard, Virginia Beach VA 23453

Hudson City Lions
Jersey City NJ 07307

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