Memorial services for John were held today in my hometown, West Caldwell, NJ. This is where I watched him play baseball, soccer, and basketball, my older brother Ed’s teammate and friend.
He was their Varitek, Captain and catcher. And so much more. As you can read from the following blogs and articles, John McHugh was one of the finest human beings one could ever meet. His older brother, Jim, was my coach for several years. This was the kind of family who dedicated themselves to the community and to children. John gave himself to his country. A true hero. Long live Johnny Mac:
As an aspiring sports photographer, I covered high school sports for a local paper. Here is one of my shots of John