Hugh C. Carrington, 80, of the Annapolis area since 1972, died suddenly April 6, while on vacation in North Carolina. Born on April 27, 1932 to the late James and Adine Carrington, Hugh graduated from Arizona State University in 1955 then received his Master's Degree from George Washington University. He worked 10 years for the State of Maryland as the Director of Information Services. He also served in the U.S. Army and retired after 22 years as a Lieutenant Colonel. Hugh was very active in the Heritage Harbour Community in Annapolis. In his spare time he enjoyed playing tennis, bicycling, kayaking, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends. Hugh is survived by his wife of 16 years, Donna Carrington; two daughters, Julie (Steve) Merritt of Pasadena and Catherine (Mike) Gillespie of Edgewater; two step-sons, J.C. Alsup of Tampa, FL and Justin (Edie) Alsup of Crownsville; two brothers; and five grandchildren. Friends are invited to Hugh's Life Celebration from 12 noon to 2 p.m.,Wednesday, April 17. at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomon Island Rd., Edgewater. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory are recommended to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. An online guestbook is available at www.kalasfuneralhomes.com
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George P. Kalas Funeral Home, P.A.
2973 Solomons Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037
Published in The Capital on Apr. 15, 2013