Hugh Jackson Irish

Male 1918 - 2005  (86 years)

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  • Name Hugh Jackson Irish  [1
    Born 24 Mar 1918 
    Gender Male 
    Obituary The Idaho Statesman | Edition Date: January 23, 2005
    Hugh Jackson Irish Sr., 86, of McCall passed away Jan. 18, 2005 at his home in McCall. Memorial services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Monday, Jan. 24, 2005 at the Community Congregational Church in McCall. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the Heikkila Funeral Chapel, McCall. Hugh was born March 24, 1 918 in Cortland, N.Y. He went away to high school at Staunton Military Academy in Staunton, Va., graduating in 1935. He received a B.A. in economics from Colgate University in 1939. When World War II broke out, he joined the Marine Corps and served in that war and later in Korea. He ended up making the military a career, retiring with the rank of colonel. In 1942, before going overseas, Hugh married the former Janet Frances McGowan in Washington, D.C. They had 63 wonderful years together. They loved the military life, the travel and had many friends. Hugh retired from the Marine Corps in 1967. He spent two years as president of the Manlius Military Academy in Manlius, N.Y. Hugh and Janet moved to El Paso, Texas to enjoy the weather, golf and friends. After 25 enjoyable years in El Paso, they moved to McCall to be closer to family. They joined and were active in the McCall Congregational Church. High was a member of the American Legion. Hugh is survived by his wife Janet; son Jack and wife Julie of McCall; son Charles and wife Christine of Westfied, N.J.; daughter Barbara and husband Paul Anderson of Northport, Wash.; and grandchildren Lucas and Brett Irish of New Jersey, William and Erin Irish of McCall and Daniel, Shanna and Kelsey Anderson of Washington; and one great-granddaughter, Lily Rose Anderson. Hugh was preceded in death by Wesley G. Anderson. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Congregational Church in McCall or your favorite charity. 
    Book Reference 7497  
    Died 18 Jan 2005  McCall, Valley Co., ID Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I04277  Irish
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2011 

    Father Charles Hugh Irish,   b. 18 Apr 1882, Seneca Falls, Seneca Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1960, Montour Falls, Schuyler Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary Lee Jackson,   b. 25 Nov 1886,   d. Apr 1970  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1906  Montour Falls, Schuyler Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family J.F. McGowan 
     1. H.J. Irish, Jr.
     2. C. Irish
     3. B. Irish
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2011 
    Family ID F1868  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S007136] Descendants of John Irish 1629-1963, Willis L. Irish.