Mary Theresa Hug

Mary Theresa Hug

Formerly of Hockessin, Delaware, passed away at the age of 88, Friday, March 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she has lived since 2007. In Charlotte, she relished her life with friends at the Atria Merrywood residence, where she served as one of their ambassadors.

She was preceded in death by her husband Donald P. Hug. She is the beloved mother of five daughters and spouses, Lynda Bowen (Jim), Susan Hug, Kathy Blough (Brian), Donna Klimowicz (Julius), Mary Stokes (Gary). She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and their spouses, Heather Struyk (Sam), James Bowen, Alexis Hug-Marshall, Brian Adam Blough (Laura), Brad Blough, Jessica Blough, Brittany Klimowicz, Haley Stokes Watson (George), Dane Stokes (Elizabeth), and Torey Stokes. She has six great grandchildren Xander and Sophie Struyk, Autumn and Jack Blough and Hunter and Dexter Watson. Mary was the daughter of Robert and Delia Hunter of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is survived by her four siblings Catherine Chiapponne, Frances Dougherty, Anna Livesey, and Robert Hunter.

She was a devout Catholic and a long standing member of the St. Mary of the Assumption Church, in Hockessin, Delaware and St Anne's parish in Charlotte, North Carolina. She loved travel and worked many years as a travel agent for the Campbell Travel Agency. She was an active member of the Hercules Country Club where she particularly enjoyed bridge, golf and socializing. Mary will be remembered for her love of life and trust in the Lord. She was a warm and wonderful mother and grandmother, supportive spouse, devoted friend and generous sister. She served as a great reminder that "life is supposed to be fun!"

A memorial service will be Saturday, March 30, 2013, 2PM at Tallent Funeral Home 1937 Sharon Amity Road Charlotte, NC. In addition, a Funeral Mass and burial service will be held at 9:30AM on Saturday April 6, 2013 at St Mary of the Assumption 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707. Condolences can be left for the family at: In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to St Ann Parish at 3635 Park Road Charlotte, NC 28209.

Condolences can be left for the family at: www.tallent

Funeral Home

J. B. Tallent Funeral Service & Crematory
1937 North Sharon Amity Road Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 567-1500

Published in The News Journal on Mar. 28, 2013