She was born in Bridgeport on Oct. 28, 1926 and lived in Fairfield before coming to Port Charlotte in 1991. Hughes was a retired manager of an answering service in Connecticut.
She is predeceased by her husband, John W. Hughes; son, Thomas J Hughes; grandson, Samuel Alexander Mather and her longtime friend Kenneth Haight.
Hughes is survived by her daughter, Deborah (Wyman) Mather; grandson, Kevin (Amber) Mather and two great-grandsons, Kouper Lee and Samuel Kyle Mather, all of whom reside in Nebraska.
There will be no services in Florida, Neptune Cremation Society of Omaha is handling all arrangements.
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