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Mother of Bridget ’76, Molly ’79 & Cass McHugh ’80 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on May 5, 2015


Kathleen Constance “Connie”

Kathleen Connie McHugh, age 82, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio surrounded by her loving family. Connie was born in Toledo, Ohio to Donald and Catherine Feak on June 28, 1932. She was a graduate of St. Ursula Academy in 1949. She attended Mary Manse College and graduated from Barry College in Miami, Florida with her bachelor’s degree in Education. Connie attended Bowling Green State University and the University of Toledo to earn her master’s of education degree. Connie taught remedial reading for various Toledo Public and Toledo Parochial Schools, retiring in 1987. She was the first female teacher at St. John’s High School in 1971 and 1972.

Connie was an avid reader, golfer, artist and cook. She shared her love of golf with her kids and grandkids and taught golf to numerous friends. She enjoyed winters in Florida at PGA National with her husband, John.

Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John McHugh, former Mayor of the City of Toledo; daughters, Cindy and Kelly; brother, Donald “Bud” Feak. She is survived by her children, Tim (Dolores) McHugh, Jim (Bonnie) McHugh, Bridget Cassady, Molly (Kevin) Branyan, Kathleen (Mike) Beach; grandchildren, Rachael and Hayley McHugh, Steve (Stephanie) Longoria, Marcus and Deanna McHugh, Carly Cassady, Cori, Tony, Mariah, Derek Branyan, Sean Beach; great-grandchildren, Aria, London and Jaelynn; sister, Dona Patricia Paupard, Jeanne Feak and sister-in-law, Nancy Feak.

Friends may visit at the Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S Reynolds Rd., on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will begin in the Mortuary on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral Mass at 10:30 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to either Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to St. Ursula Academy.

Please view and sign the on-line guest registry at:
Funeral Home
Coyle Funeral Home
1770 S Reynolds Rd Toledo, OH 43614
(419) 865-1295

Published in Toledo Blade on May 5, 2015

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