Edward J. McHugh
- Published: March 10, 2011
Edward J. McHugh died at home on Wednesday, March 2. He was 81.
Edward was born in the Bronx, N.Y. on Jan. 15, 1930 to John and Mary (Daly) McHugh of County Roscommon, Ireland. He graduated from New York University with a degree in business. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army and a veteran of the Korean War. After many years employed with the Burroughs Corporation, Edward served as vice president of the Systemedia division of the NCR Corporation, from which he retired in 1991. While employed at NCR, he was a member of the board of the Dayton Opera Guild and also served as chairman of the Dayton Area Chapter of the Red Cross from 1988 to 1990.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Ellen, neé Morris, in 1998, by sisters Mary Buscher and Kay Erenzo, sisters-in-law Anne and Kathleen Morris, sister-in-law Dorothy McHugh and brothers- in-law David Hall, Charles Buscher and Lawrence Zilliox.
Edward is survived by his children, Edward McHugh and Rosemary of Chicago, Ill., Brian McHugh and Betsy of Caro, Mich., son Patrick McHugh and Gretchen Pfaff of Yellow Springs, Kathleen Musial and John of Chicago, Ill., Mary Bello and Antonio of Mexico City, Mexico, Margaret Graham and John of Indianapolis, Ind. and Ellie Otto and JD of Oakwood, Ohio. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Brooke Gammel, Ashley Hunter, Joseph and Elizabeth Stewart, Madalyn and Mackenzie McHugh, John and Laura, Kimberly and Kelly Musial, Zachary McHugh, Ellen, Daniel and Thomas Bello, Caitlin, Laura, John Mack and Maren Graham and Stephen, Doug and Mark Otto. Edward is survived by his great-grandchildren, Lillian and Emma Stewart, by brothers John, Tom and Joan and James and Marilyn McHugh, by sisters Joan Papa and Pat, Dorothy Hall, Fran Zilliox and Eileen Somerville and many beloved nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made in Edward’s name to The Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.routsong.com.