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McHugh, Virginia M.

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Virginia Mildred (Westwood) McHugh, a longtime resident of West Roxbury, died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Seasons Hospice Home in Milton.  She was 89.  Ginny was born November 13, 1927 in Boston, Massachusetts, the only child of Walter James and Mary Esther (MacKinnon) Westwood.  She graduated from Hyde Park High School and worked as a Clerk for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and later as a Teacher’s Aide in the Boston Public School System.  Ginny enjoyed playing piano and sang in the choirs at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in West Roxbury and at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Dedham.  She was a member of Samoset Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Roslindale, and she volunteered at Milton Hospital for many years.  Ginny was the wife of the late John Joseph McHugh and the mother of the late Douglas McHugh.  She is survived by her three daughters, Elaine C. Marden, and her husband Jeffrey, of Walpole, Elizabeth J. McHugh, and Steven Petitpas, of West Roxbury, and Heather E. Kaunfer of Hyde Park; her grandchildren, Jay Marden, John Marden, Chris Malley, Cameron Marden, Alex Kaunfer, and Diana Kaunfer; and her great grandchildren, Anna Marden, and Delilah Kaunfer.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Service Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10 am at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 62 Cedar Street, Dedham followed by interment in Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Church of the Good Shepherd, 62 Cedar Street, Dedham MA 02026 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Ric Marden
    October 2nd, 2017 | 2:56 am

    Again, so sorry for your (our) loss, but glad that Nana is free of restrictions and up there happy and looking out for us. I am in Florence, Italy or I would be attending the services. Sometime again, Ginny.

  2. Andrew Castiglione
    October 2nd, 2017 | 5:11 pm

    Ginny thank you for all your time and devotion to Emmanuel Choir, and your friendship.


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