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In Memory of

Donald P. McHugh

January 5, 1930 - November 12, 2016

Obituary


Donald Patrick McHugh



Fr. McHugh was born to Bernard B. and Helen (Soreghan) McHugh and enjoyed the company of brothers Bernard J., Robert & Philip and sisters Kathleen & Patricia.



Fr. McHugh graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1947. He continued his education at Mt. Angel Seminary and completed his studies at St. Edward’s Seminary in 1957. He also received a Masters in Education from Gonzaga University in 1964.



Fr. McHugh was ordained by Archbishop Edward Howard in 1957. He served the Catholic Church from 1957 until he retired in...

Donald Patrick McHugh



Fr. McHugh was born to Bernard B. and Helen (Soreghan) McHugh and enjoyed the company of brothers Bernard J., Robert & Philip and sisters Kathleen & Patricia.



Fr. McHugh graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1947. He continued his education at Mt. Angel Seminary and completed his studies at St. Edward’s Seminary in 1957. He also received a Masters in Education from Gonzaga University in 1964.



Fr. McHugh was ordained by Archbishop Edward Howard in 1957. He served the Catholic Church from 1957 until he retired in 1998. In addition to serving in parishes in Portland, Lake Oswego,



Beaverton, Stayton, Seaside and Gervais, Fr. McHugh also taught at Central Catholic High School 14 years from 1957-1971. In 1988 he was invited to the Vatican for a retreat spending 3 months in the presence of the Holy Father.



Fr. McHugh served his country a total of 14 years as a member of the US Army, US Army Reserves, Oregon National Guard and Chaplain of the Oregon National Guard from 1985-1988. His



highest rank achieved was that of Lieutenant Colonel. Willamette



National Cemetery will be his final resting place.



Fr. McHugh was an avid golfer and enjoyed many rounds of golf with his brothers, fellow priests and friends alike. In celebration of his Golden Jubilee in 2007 the parishioners of Our Lady of the Lake presented him with golfing trip to Scotland.



Fr. McHugh is survived by his brother Robert & Maryjane McHugh, his brother-in-law Edward Zumwalt, his sister-in-law Claudia Eperjesi-McHugh and 14 nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.



Rememberances : St. Agatha’s Catholic Church & School, Central Catholic High School, Mt. Angel Seminary, Sisters of St. Mary’s, Portland Archdiocese.