Hugh McKeough

Hugh McKeough

Westbrook, ME - Hugh McKeough passed away at home surrounded by his family on April 4, 2019.

Hugh was born on March 19, 1953 in Portland, the son of Mary McGeehan McKeough & Gordon McKeough.  Hugh graduated from Portland High School in 1971 and worked at Crosby Loughlin, Loring Acoustics and Parker Nichols from which he retired in 2006 after 28 years.

Hugh is survived by his wife of 40 years, Kathleen Dyer McKeough, his son, Corbett, his daughter Kerry McKeough Grover and her husband John.  He is also survived by his 4 siblings, Wayne McKeough and his wife, Sarah,  Karen McKeough Hall, Ann McKeough Jacobs and her husband, Matthew (Jake), Richard McKeough and his wife, Hazel (Jo) .   Hugh is also survived by 9 grandchildren as well as many nieces & nephews.

Hugh was predeceased by his mother and his grandson, Caleb McKeough.

Hugh will be remembered for his great sense of humor and his quick wit. He was a kind loving husband and father and a loyal friend. He will be greatly missed by those who knew & loved him.

Kathie, Cory & Kerry would like to express their appreciation to the Compassus Hospice, with special heartfelt thanks to Jen & Kim.  They would also like to thank their family, friends and work family for all the love and support over the past few months.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, P.O Box 336, Westbrook, Maine, 04092.

There will be a visiting hour at the Wilde Chapel in the Evergreen Cemetery on Stevens Ave, Portland, Maine, on Wednesday, April 10 at 10 am followed by a service at 11 am.

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  • Gordon E Mckeough on

    I am very sorry to here the passing of Hugh. I only met him a couple of times and he was very enjoyable and came across as a fine gentleman. Its comforting to know that the Mckeough clan are a great family. God bless you all. Gordon E. McKeough

  • Arlene Tanguay on

    Kathie, My prayers have always been with you and will continue. God bless you.

  • Clyde Jr & Janice Ricker on

    So sorry to hear about Hugh
    Remember the good times in the old neighborhood
    We are thinking of all of you
    Clyde and Janice

  • John Grover on

    What can I say, things like I’ll miss you, I love you, and the million other things people say just don’t seem adequate. You’ve been such an important part of my life for so long I can’t imagine it without you.
    I was just a kid when I met you, and woo’d your daughter with my irresistible charm. You welcomed me into your life, and I’m forever grateful, even if it took 15 more years to learn my name.
    I watched day in and out how you were always there, and always put your family first. How you loved unconditionally the people lucky enough to have you there. I’m so incredibly lucky to have really gotten to know you. When I think of what it means to be a father and husband you are the first person who I think of, every single time.
    This barely scratches the surface of what you meant to me, and this is why traditional condolences and thoughts just seemed to fall short.
    You are probably the most important male influence in my life, and you meant so much more to me than just my father in law. To me you were a father, grandfather, and maybe the most important, my friend.
    Thank you for being exactly who you are,
    Love always,

  • Marie Cairier Wogan on

    Hugh, you will be missed! Thinking of you makes me smile, your sense of humor and love is one of a kind. My love and condolences go out to your family. Rest in Peace my friend!

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