Kevin J. Zugibe
1963 - 2020
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Kevin J. Zugibe

Nyack - Kevin J. Zugibe, P.E. of Nyack, New York passed away unexpectedly on June 23, 2020. Born on September 8, 1963 to Dr. Frederick T. Zugibe and his wife, Catherine (O'Leary) Zugibe, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Kevin was the founder, CEO, and driving force of Hudson Technologies, Inc. He was a professional engineer and graduate of RIT with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He held numerous environmental and energy-saving patents, many of which are in use worldwide. Kevin was an avid musician, pilot, traveler, and environmentalist, but most of all a loving husband, son, brother, uncle and friend. Kevin is survived by his wife and the love of his life, Maura (Langford) Zugibe, his mother, Catherine (O'Leary) Zugibe; sister-in-law, Anna Zugibe; brothers, Thomas Zugibe (Peggy) and Matthew Zugibe (Carol); sisters, Cathryn Blaber (Thomas), Theresa Mandracchia (Stephen), and Mary Raleigh (Peter) and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Bridget Langford; brothers-in-law, Patrick and Brian; and sisters-in-law, Patricia, Esther and Barbara. He was predeceased by his father, Dr. Frederick T. Zugibe, his brother, Dr. Frederick T. Zugibe II, and his father-in-law, Patrick Langford. Arrangements are being handled by the George M. Holt Funeral Home, Inc., 50 New Main St., Haverstraw, NY 10927. Due to the current health crisis, there will not be a wake and the funeral mass will be private. However, there will be a memorial service held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tisch MS Research Center of New York in Kevin's name. Tisch MS Research Center of NY 521 W 57th St 4 Floor NY, NY 10019 tischms.org




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Published in The Journal News from Jun. 25 to Jun. 28, 2020.
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July 7, 2020
We are so saddened to hear of losing Kevin. We've known him only a short time, but he was a delight to be around and so kind. Are hearts and prayers are with all of you.
James and Karen D'Amico
Acquaintance
June 30, 2020
I was very saddened when I got the message that we lost Kevin. He was one of the very finest friends I ever had. I can never thank him enough for all the knowledge I acquired while being a part of assisting him in starting up Hudson Technologies. Everything from flying lessons, to the flying trips to all the Chemical Plants in Louisiana & East Texas, to all the adventures we had building all those stainless steel machines along with the projects on all the Navy Basis around the country. Especially that one weekend when we were stuck at Norfolk Naval Station and actually attended Sunday Mass in the Chapel on the Aircraft Carrier Dwight D Eisenhauer. I wouldn't trade the time spent with Kevin, his family & friends for anything ever. For I now know he is simply up there above the clouds having a cool one with Walt Lesko.
Arthur R. Mika, PE.
June 29, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this very difficult time. I will always remember Kevin, at family functions, as caring and sweet...always with that beautiful smile. Our deepest sympathy.
Nora and Barry Bookstein
June 27, 2020
I tell people Hudson saved the world. Kevin didn't just start a company he started an industry. Within a few years the ozone layer threat was contained. My condolences to the family.
Doug Schmidt PE
Friend
June 26, 2020
I am saddened by the sudden loss of Kevin. I know his family well and know that he was a great brother and son to his family. Another great loss far too soon. My condolences to the Zugibe and extended family
Valerie Moldow
Acquaintance
June 25, 2020
I worked at Hudson for 18 years and got to know Kevin real well. He was funny, sometimes all business, and a brilliant man. I missed the bantering over the computer and will really miss this man. RIP little big man. Heaven sure gained an angel.
Leslie Connors
Coworker
June 25, 2020
Although its been years since I last saw Kevin, I was deeply saddened today when I was told he had passed. I have many memories of Kevin and I paling around in middle school and high school, playing drums in the band together and leaving messes in his dads workshop after collaborating on school projects. He was a good friend and kind soul. I will remember him in my prayers. I am sorry for your loss.
James McGill
Friend
June 25, 2020
Our dear, happy, beautiful spirit of a neighbor will be greatly missed. It was a joy to see Kevin daily, and a pleasure to view he and Mauras sidewalk-garden each season. Such a tragic loss. Condolences and heart-felt sympathy.
Cappi Macsherry
Neighbor
June 25, 2020
Kevin, you were at times a worthy adversary and others a trusted friend, you earned my respect and appreciation. You will be missed.
Ted & Tammy Atwood
Acquaintance
June 25, 2020
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Ted Atwood
June 25, 2020
So sorry to hear this. My condolences and prayers to your family.
Bob Majcherek
Family
June 25, 2020
I havent seen Kevin in quite some time but we were friends beginning in elementary school. I remember how much fun he had telling others of his pet skunk. Most not realizing his dad, THE Rockland Medical Examiner deftly removed the glands that produce the signature skunk aroma. We both attended college at RIT and I saw him transform into the young executive who would later found an incredibly successful business. A very special guy, very special. The world is worse off today
Mark Schutzman
Friend
June 25, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
I am sorry we never got to know you.
Phyllis (zegub) burns
Family
June 25, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful, kind friend. I will always remember the memories we had from O&R and Hudson. Now rest easy and spend some time with Teddy, your brother Fred, and your Dad. We will love you and miss you always.♥
Denise Kip
Friend
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