Richard J. Hubsch
November 7, 1922 – June 4, 2018
Richard “Dick” Hubsch, of Ogdensburg, NY, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 at the age of 95. Born in Glenside, PA, Dick graduated from Cheltenham High School and from Canton Agricultural and Technical College (now SUNY Canton). During World War II, Dick served in the US Army as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division.
Dick came to Ogdensburg in the late 1940s to play baseball for the Ogdensburg Maples and stayed after marrying the late Eleanor Green Hubsch. They celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary in 2005. For over 20 years, Dick worked for Frank Crawford Heating and Plumbing and then later worked for the Augsbury Corporation. He also coached Little League baseball for many seasons and served as Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 3.
Dick is survived by his son Derek Hubsch of Ogdensburg, his daughters Janet Winthrop of Richmond, VA and Carolyn Deeley of Derwood, MD and by a niece, 5 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor, his son Arnold Hubsch of Ogdensburg, his parents, Frank and Julia Hubsch of Glenside, PA, a sister, Julia Kalbach of Willow Grove, PA and a brother, Robert Hubsch of Glenside, PA.
Calling hours and a memorial service will be held in August. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Dick’s memory to the Ogdensburg Public Library. Condolences and fond memories can also be shared on www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.
- A Memorial Service is planned for August
Richard J. Hubsch
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Judy Hastings (Wilson)
June 7, 2018
Dick worked with my husband Art Wilson at Augsbury's. Also my Uncle Robert and Aunt Joanne Bush were friends and related somehow. He was an extremely knowledgeable furnace repair man and very pleasant.
Lori & Pat Hackett
June 6, 2018
Derek...we are so very sorry to read of your dad's passing. Our condolences to you and your family.
June 5, 2018
Derek and Family,
I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. We will miss him! Hugs and Love, Betsy