Final Patrol: Sergeant Philip J. McHugh (Retired)

Philip James McHugh

March 18, 1938 - March 7, 2022


Obituary for Philip James McHugh

Philip James McHugh, 83, of Hudson, passed away Monday March 7, 2022 in Ghent, NY. Born March 18, 1938 in Manhattan, he is the son of Neil and Esther (Grady) McHugh. Providing for and offering unconditional support to his family was Philip’s number one priority. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother. Philip graduated from John Adams High School Ozone Park, NY in 1956, then served Honorably in the United States Marines until 1959. He retired in 1986 as a Sargent with the New York State Police stationed out of Claverack. Following his Trooper career, Philip was a United States Postal Carrier, and also served as Sargent at Arms for the New York State Senate. He was a member of the Federation of Polish Sportsmen. Philip will be forever remembered by his wife Diane (Park) McHugh, daughter Melissa McHugh, son Eric Samperisi, grandchildren Camryn Clark, Taylor, Amber and Eric Jr. Samperisi, along with four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Philip is also survived by his siblings, Neil (Susan), Sr. Anne, Essie (Harold), Kay, MaryJane (Tom), Jerry (Fay), and Donny, and sister in law Maureen. In addition to his parents, Philip was predeceased by his brothers Joe and Jimmy, and his brother in law Larry. Visitation from 11:00am-1:45pm, followed by a prayer service at 1:45 will be held Saturday March 12, at the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home.

Visitation Hours MAR 12. 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM (ET) Bates & Anderson - Redmond & Keeler 110 Green Street Hudson, NY 12534 http://batesandersonredmondkeeler.com


Funeral Service MAR 12. 1:45 PM (ET) Bates & Anderson - Redmond & Keeler 110 Green Street Hudson, NY 12534 http://batesandersonredmondkeeler.com



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