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Edward D. McHugh, M.D.

November 15, 1932 ~ August 10, 2018 (age 85)
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Edward D. McHugh, M.D. of Holyoke, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Baystate Medical Center. Edward was born in Holyoke, son of the late Catherine “Kay” (Delaney) McHugh and the late Edward J. McHugh, M.D. He was a 1950 graduate of Williston Academy, a 1954 graduate of Dartmouth College, and a 1958 graduate of Georgetown Medical School. Dr. McHugh served in the United States Air Force prior to starting his private practice, which began with a surgical fellowship in New York City. He subsequently worked at Holyoke Hospital, Providence Hospital, where he was Chief of Surgery and Chief of Staff, and his own private practice. He was a former communicant of Holy Cross Parish for many years. Dr. McHugh is survived by his wife, Janice C. (Carey) McHugh; three sons: Edward McHugh of Holyoke, Bruce McHugh of Snead’s Ferry, N.C., and Michael McHugh of Littleton, MA; and a brother, David McHugh of Connecticut. He was predeceased by a brother, John McHugh, M.D. in 2010. The funeral will be held on Tuesday, August 14th at 11:00 a.m. from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Cross Parish Church. Burial will be private. A calling hour will be held prior to the funeral from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

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