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Hugh F. McCartney

December 8, 1950 — October 30, 2023

Hugh F. McCartney

Bergen - Hugh F. McCartney, 72 of Bergen passed away on Monday, October 30, 2023 at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Mr. McCartney was born Friday, December 8th, 1950 in Batavia, a son of the late Hugh A. and Helen T. (Tomsett) McCartney.

Hugh lived his life in service to others. He joined the Bergen Fire Department in 1969, holding most positions within the department including past fire chief and a member of the Board of Directors for over 30 years. Hugh was an active member of many organizations such as the NYS Fire Chiefs Association, FASNY, Monroe County Fire Chief's Association, and WNY Fireman's Association. He graduated from Byron-Bergen Senior High School and attended Genesee Community College. Hugh worked for Genesee Valley BOCES as a Building and Grounds Foreman in Leicester, Mt. Morris, Geneseo, LeRoy and many other school districts.

Hugh will be remembered by his sister, Christine A. "Chris" McCartney; brother, Dennis M. (Renee') McCartney; niece, Kristy (Scott) Murphy; nephews, Daniel and Jason McCartney; a special cousin, Barbara Bates, many other cousins, and in the life of everyone he ever touched.

In death Hugh will be reunited with his mother, Helen T. McCartney, and father, Hugh A. McCartney.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, November 17, 2023 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at The Bergen Fire Station, 10 Hunter St, Bergen, NY 14416. Hugh's funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at The Bergen Fire Station, 10 Hunter St, Bergen, NY 14416. Burial will be in Mt. Rest Cemetery in Bergen. Arrangements are under the care and direction of H. E. Turner & Co., Inc. Funeral Home, Bergen, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Bergen Fire Department, P.O. Box 428, Bergen, NY 14416.

Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.
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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, November 17, 2023

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bergen Fire Department

10 Hunter St, Bergen, NY 14416

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 18, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bergen Fire Department

10 Hunter St, Bergen, NY 14416

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Interment

Saturday, November 18, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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