Hugh Jackson Bubb Jr., 86, of Salladasburg, formerly of 360 Sydney St., Montoursville, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at The Gatehouse, Williamsport.
He was born on Feb. 8, 1927, in Williamsport and was the son of the late Hugh J. and Ann (Phillips) Bubb Sr.
Hugh was a graduate of Williamsport High School, Class of 1945. He went on to attend Lafayette College and graduated with a bachelor's degree in arts in 1949, then went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania Law School. After college he went on and attended various real estate schools.
Hugh Jackson Bubb Jr.
He served in the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II as a radio officer on a general cargo ship, an ammunition carrier and a troop ship. He was awarded several medals including: Atlantic War Zone medal, Mediterranean and Middle East War Zone medal, Pacific War Zone medal and a Victory medal.
He married the former Olive Frances (Grammer) on July 27, 1957, and they celebrated 45 years of marriage together until her death on Nov. 29, 2002.
Hugh worked for First National Bank of Williamsport and Aetna Life Company, then worked as an independent contractor real estate salesman and associate broker with several local Real Estate Agencies. He was a real estate instructor for Penn State University and most recently he worked as an owner, broker, and certified real estate appraiser of Hugh J. Bubb Real Estate Appraisal Service.
Hugh was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, Eugene Grafius Post 104 American Legion, Keyston Mariners, Chapter of American Merchant Marine Veterans, National Association of Uniformed Services and the Wheel Inn. He was a former member of Ross Club, Williamsport Country Club, Oaks Club and Junior Chamber of Commerce as a chairman of the local soapbox derby. He enjoyed electronics, computer software, digital cameras and CB base radios.
He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret E. and Kevin L. Little, of Salladasburg and Sarah H. and John F. Martucci, of Birdsboro: six grandchildren, Christopher J. Little, Matthew A. Little, John C. Martucci, Rachel H. Little, Colin H. Martucci and Elyse N. Martucci; one sister and brother-in-law, Sarah H. and John L. Bruch, of Muncy; one brother-in-law, Alfred W. Berthold, of Williamsport; along with nieces and nephews.
A public viewing will be held at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, followed by a funeral at 11:30 a.m., with the Reverend Awun Sam Hwang officiating. Burial will follow at Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport.
Memorial contributions can be made to: The First Presbyterian Church, 102 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701.
Arrangements are being handled by Allen & Redmond Funeral Home, 331 Elmira St., Williamsport, PA 17701.