McHugh, Thomas Joseph, age 69, passed away on May 1, 2013. Tom was a resident of Fairfield, CT for 22 years alongside his beloved wife, Jennifer Holloway McHugh. They then moved to Coconut Grove, FL. Tom was originally from Town of Rye, NY where he graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in 1962. In 1966, Tom graduated from the University of Tennessee after having been goalie for the school's soccer team and having spent 4 years in the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Immediately upon graduation, Tom enlisted in Officer Candidate School of the US Army and served his country as a Lieutenant for 3 years. His primary post was on the DMZ in South Korea during the Vietnam War. Tom was an avid golfer, sailor and skier. He loved travel, great food, music and above all, a good time with his family and friends. Tom is survived by his loving wife, Jennifer H. McHugh and children, Michael H. McHugh and Elizabeth A. McHugh, as well as brother-in-law, Dean L. Holloway. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
Published in Fairfield Citizen on May 8, 2013