|Death: ||Aug. 17, 1975|
One of 8 Philadelphia firefighters who died while fighting the monstrous 11-alarm fire at the Gulf Oil Refinery on Penrose Avenue in South Philadelphia. He and John Andrews (who also perished) joined the Fire Department on the same day - March 28th, 1955.
The Evening Bulletin (Philadelphia); Wednesday, August 20, 1975, Page 44:
Aug. 17, 1975, HUGH J., beloved husband of Catherine (nee Bacus) and devoted father of Regina M. McIntyre. Relatives, friends & members of the Phila. Fire Dept. are invited to Pontifical Mass of Christian Burial Fri. 11 AM Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul. Int. Holy Sepulchre Cem. Friends may call at the Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Rd. (Fox Chase), Thurs. eve., 7 to 10 PM. Mass cards preferred."
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Created by: Donna Di Giacomo
Record added: Jun 18, 2012
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