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Obituary for Michael J. McHugh

Michael J. "Mike" McHugh, age 67, of Manhattan, passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Silver Cross Hospital, New Lenox, IL. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Mary (nee Murray) McHugh, his son, Brendan (Colleen) McHugh of Chicago, his daughter, Mary Kathleen McHugh of Chicago, his grandson, Finnegan Michael McHugh, his three brothers, Richard (Barbara) McHugh, Terrence (Joan) McHugh, and Brien (Kathleen) McHugh, his father-in-law, James Murray, Sr., his sisters-in-law, Therese Dyer, Maureen (Pat) Murphy, Virginia (Dave) Krueger, and Eileen (Terry) Glynn, his brother-in-law, James (Chris) Murray, and numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews, and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Florence (nee Blackburn) McHugh, and his mother-in-law, Marianne Murray. Mike was a lifetime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Manhattan where he also attended grade school, he graduated from Joliet Catholic High School, class of '68, and was a graduate of Marquette University. He was a member of the Providence Men's Club, the Irish American Society and was an original founder of the Manhattan Irish Fest. Mike owned and operated McHugh Insurance Agency and was a member of the Independent Insurance Agents Association. He was an avid cyclist, reader, and he enjoyed to write, he also was a big fan of Notre Dame and the University of Illinois, equally. Mike was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who will be dearly missed. Visitation for Mike will be Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 3-8:00 P.M. Funeral service will be 9:30 A.M., Thursday, June 8, 2017 from Forsythe Gould Funeral Home in procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 235 West North St., Manhattan, for 10:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, Manhattan. The family respectfully asks that in lieu of flowers donations in Mike's name to any one of the following organizations that were near and dear to his heart would be most appreciated; St. Joseph Catholic School P.O. Box 70, Manhattan, IL, 60442, Providence Catholic High School, 1800 W. Maple St., New Lenox, IL 60451, Wreaths Across America, www.wreathsacrossamerica.org, or the Irish American Society of County Will Scholarship Fund, 1800 Mason Ave, Joliet, IL 60435. Forsythe Gould Funeral Home, 507 S. State St. (Rt. 52) Manhattan, IL 60442, 815-478-3321, www.forsythegouldfh.com


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Visitation

Wednesday

7

Jun

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Forsythe Gould Funeral Home, Inc.

507 S. State St.
Manhattan, IL 60442

Service

Thursday

8

Jun

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

235 W. North St.
Manhattan, IL 60442

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Cemetery, Manhattan

Corner of Manhattan Rd / Rt. 52
Manhattan, IL 60442


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