Ann McHugh

Obituary of Ann P. McHugh

Ann P. McHugh (Pat), nee Smith, 81 of Rocky Point, New York died at home on Monday, November 22, 2021, after a long illness. She was born in New York, NY on March 17, 1940, to parents Anne Philbin and John Smith and older sister, Louise C. Brinkman (1938-2020). She grew up to become one of the first nurses to earn a baccalaureate degree from Cornell University and spent a decades long career caring for the elderly. She served as the Director of Personal Services at St. James HRF for thirty years, where she impacted the lives of countless patients, families, and employees. She married John M. McHugh on November 23, 1963, and they had three children: John, Annmarie and Matthew. Shortly after moving to Rocky Point, her husband died after a bout with cancer. Ann raised the children by herself. She is the beloved grandmother of nine grandchildren: Elizabeth, Kathleen, Claire, Megan, Kerri, John, Sean, Patrick, John (2002). She is survived by her three children and their spouses, Georgette McHugh, Richard Johannesen and Maureen McHugh. She will be waked at Rocky Point Funeral Home on Tuesday November 23, 2021 from 4pm to 8pm; funeral mass will be held at St. Anthony of Padua RC in Rocky Point on Wednesday at 9:30 am; reception at J&R Steakhouse to follow. After private cremation, she will be interred alongside her husband at Long Island National Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Ann’s favorite charity, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. An online guestbook can be found at www.rockypointfuneralhome.com. .
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Tuesday
23
November

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Rocky Point Funeral Home
603 Route 25A
Rocky Point, New York, United States
Wednesday
24
November

Mass

9:30 am
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
St. Anthony Of Padua R.C. Church
614 Route 25A
Rocky Point, New York, United States
A Private Cremation follow the Mass
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