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John Joseph McHugh


John Joseph McHugh

Suddenly at the Prince County Hospital, Summerside, on Friday, January 5, 2018, of John Joseph McHugh, of Sea Cow Pond, age 61 years. Beloved husband to Joanne Mary (nee Hackett) McHugh. Born at Alberton on February 23, 1956, he was the son of Margaret (nee Morrissey) of the Rev. W.J. Phillips Residence, Alberton, and the late Raymond McHugh, who predeceased him July 2017.

Cherished father to Holly (Donald) Matthews of Arlington, P.E.I. and loving grandfather to Morgan. Dear brother to Robert (Janice), of Sea Cow Pond, Joanne (Al) McHugh of  Norway, Debbie Thomas of Charlottetown, Joey of Sea Cow Pond, and Wayne of Sea Cow Pond. He is also survived by brothers and sisters-in-law, Marion (Ronnie) Harper of Tignish, Harold Hackett of Tignish, Edward Hackett of Tyne Valley, Wayne Hackett of Toronto, and Lisa Hackett (Ricky Gaudet) of Tignish. He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, friends and acquaintances.

He was predeceased by his father Raymond McHugh, his father and mother-in-law, Alfred and Freda (nee Nelligan) Hackett, a nephew, Jake McCue, and a niece, Nicole Hackett Robertson.

Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home & Chapel, Alberton. Visiting hours Sunday from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral Monday morning from St. Simon and St. Jude Church, Tignish, for funeral mass at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Brendan Gallant, Celebrant. Interment later in the Church cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy, memorials to the IWK Children's Hospital, the Canadian Diabetes Association or to St. Simon and St. Jude Building Fund would be gratefully appreciated.
Service Date
Monday, January 8, 2018
Service Time
10:30 a.m.
Service Location
St. Simon and St. Jude Church, Tignish, P.E.I.

Sunday, Jan 7, 2018
Visitation Time
600 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Visitation Location
Rooney Funeral Home & Chapel, Alberton, P.E.I.

Burial Date
At a later date
Burial Location
St. Simon and St. Jude Cemetery, Tignish, P.E.I.

Requested Charity
IWK Children's Hospital, Diabetes Association or to St. Simon and St. Jude Building Fund