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Thomas G. Hughes, Sr.

May 14, 1931 July 9, 2020
Thomas G. Hughes, Sr.
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Thomas G. Hughes, Sr., 89, of Annville, and formerly of Pottsville, passed away on Thursday morning in Cedar Haven Healthcare Center, Lebanon.

Born in Pottsville, on May 14, 1931, he was a son of the late Walter E. and Laura E. (Pappert) Hughes.

Tom was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit, Palmyra, and former member of St. John R.C.C., Pottsville, and its Holy Name Society.

He was a graduate of Pottsville Catholic High School and he proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Tom was employed at the A&P Grocery Stores in various positions, including manager for 25 years and then with the State of Pennsylvania for 22 years, retiring in 1998 as an accountant.

He was a member of the Pottsville American Legion and a member of the former Greenwood Hill Fire Company.

Tom was a wonderful husband and father and had a heart of gold, helping anyone in need. He was very caring, generous, and a faithful friend and blood donor. He especially loved traveling and was an avid reader and bowler and enjoyed roller skating in his earlier days.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by all of his siblings, brothers: Anthony, Vincent, John, Joseph, and Leo; sisters: Anna, Eve, and Louise.

Tom is survived by his wife, Anne (Ryan) Hughes, to whom he was married 58 years; two sons; Thomas G. Hughes, husband of Donna M. , of Pottsville; and Robert A. Hughes, of Annville; grandchildren: Robert A. Herndon, James N. and Rebecca M. Hughes, and Naomi C. McFarland, wife of Alex: great grandchildren: Alexandria and Donovan; and several nieces and nephews.

Services and interment with military honors in St. John #2 Cemetery are private at the convenience of family.

The family request contributions in Tom's memory be sent to: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or American Heart Association P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home | Pottsville, PA
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