Chris H. McHugh of Wallkill, NY, a longtime resident of the area, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021, in Newburgh. He was 75.
The son of Jesse and Harriette Chrisman McHugh, he was born August 17, 1945 in Newburgh.
He was predeceased by his two brothers, Jesse H. and Thomas L. He is survived by his wife Marilyn and several nieces and nephews.
Chris was graduated from the University of Miami in Florida with a Bachelor’s in Education. While he enjoyed many jobs, he worked mostly as an insurance broker and a real estate broker.
He had been an avid tennis player and later a golfer having had memberships in Apple Greens and more recently Osiris Country Club. For many years he played with his Osiris friends during the winter months in Hilton Head, SC. Most recently, he was an active member of the Wallkill Lions Club.
Chris is survived by his wife Marilyn at home in Wallkill. Birthdays and holidays were unimportant to him; anniversaries were special. He always said he was most proud of their 51st wedding anniversary which they celebrated last year and often told his friends how lucky he was. He loved Wallkill and his many friends. Having lived in California and Massachusetts for many years, he wanted to move back home to Wallkill.
Services will take place privately at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions in Chris’ name may be made to the Walden Humane Society, P.O. Box 135, Walden, NY 12586.
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Walden Humane Society
PO Box 135, Walden NY 12586