Inventor of the Schmitter Passes Away
Hugh McNally, inventor of the Schmitter sandwich, died of heart failure on September 11th. McNally was the owner of Chestnut Hill’s McNally’s Tavern for 42-years, taking over for his grandmother Rose, who opened the bar at the top of Germantown Avenue in 1921.
A mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Mother of Consolation Church (9 East Chestnut Hill Avenue) on September 18th at 11 a.m. A Memorial Mass will be offered at St. Francis Church on Long Beach Island in New Jersey at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent to St. Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown PA 19031.
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