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Sally Mchugh Brittingham

December 25, 1926 — March 22, 2023

Mrs. Sarah (Sally) McHugh Brittingham, born December 25, 1926 in Chester, Pennsylvania to Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. McHugh. Died March 22, 2023.


Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church with Rev. Vernon Knight officiating. Interment to follow at Westover Memorial Park. The family will receive friends in the church narthex from 10:30 AM until service time.


The life of Sally’s beloved late daughter Cindy will be remembered during the funeral service as well.


Sally went to Notre Dame High School for Girls in Chester, PA. She graduated from Chester Hospital School of Nursing in 1941 with a degree as a Registered Nurse, after which she practiced nursing in Chester and Philadelphia. She joined the United States Army Nurse Corp and was a Second Lieutenant stationed at Fort Sam Houston, and then Camp Gordon in Augusta where she met and married the late Thomas W. (Billy) Brittingham in 1951. Billy was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Brittingham of Augusta, GA. Sally gave birth to five children, Patricia “Patty” L. Brittingham (Paul South) of Denver, Colorado; Thomas “Tom” W. Brittingham, Jr. (Dr. Kathy) of Augusta; Francis Xavier “Frank” Brittingham (Shannon) of Augusta; the late Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Brittingham of Augusta; and Lisa Marie Brittingham Chesla (Ret. Col. Dr. Edward “RC”) of Augusta.


Sally is also survived by her grandchildren, Mary Francis Kraemer (Markus), Melissa Brittingham Meuter (Jason), Bridget Sharon O’Fallon, Patrick Timothy “Packy” O’Fallon (Kristy), Thomas W. “Tommy” Brittingham, III, Dr. Michael Andrew Britingham (Macie) and Samuel X. Brittingham; by her great-grandchildren, Seamus Patrick O’Fallon Kriebel, Sienna Ray O’Fallon, Isla Maeve O’Fallon, Andrew Flynn Brittingham, Penelope Jean Brittingham, Zane Brittingham Meuter, Devin Thomas Meuter, Oscar Xavier Detchemendy and Nina Sofia Kraemer; and leaves behind special friend and family member Marjorie Menk, and Dr. Winona Rebagay, who was like a daughter to her.


Sally was a member of St. Mary On The Hill Catholic Church, The Augusta Country Club, The Pinnacle Club, The Museum of History and Historic Augusta, Gertrude Herbert, The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, and The Irish American Heritage Society.


Sally had a lengthy nursing career working at St. Joseph’s Hospital in OBGYN. She was on the faculty of the University Hospital School of Nursing, the faculty of Gracewood State School and Hospital, Director of Nursing at Meadow Garden Hospital, and retired as Director of Alcohol Drug and Rehabilitation at Georgia Regional Hospital.

She loved singing and tap dancing, through the age of 65, and was in a musical band of medical doctors and nurses called ‘Code 99’. She loved reading, travelling, and being with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Her family is making it special to celebrate Sally’s life and memory by having her funeral on the date of her beloved husband Billy’s Birthday. “Happy Birthday Dad! Here she comes, together again at last! We love you and miss you Eternity!”


Pallbearers will be Zane Brittingham Meuter, Devin Thomas Meuter, Patrick Timothy O’Fallon, Thomas William Brittingham, III, Dr. Michael Andrew Brittingham, and Markus Kraemer.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.



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Visitation

Saturday, April 1, 2023

10:30 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church

1420 Monte Sano Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904

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Saturday, April 1, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church

1420 Monte Sano Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904

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