Charles Hughes

Obituary of Charles A. Hughes

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Schuyler Charles A. Hughes, 84, of State Rt. 5 in Schuyler passed away on December 7, 2009 at Faxton-St. Luke's Health Care in New Hartford. Charles was born on July 12, 1925 in East Schuyler the son of the late James G. and Edith (Williams) Hughes. He was educated in East Schuyler Elementary and Frankfort High School. During his life Charlie worked the family farm and drove snow plow for the Town of Schuyler. He retired from the Herkimer County Highway Department several years ago. On November 1, 1958 Charles was united in marriage to the former Jean Boudry, Jean passed away in 1973. Charlie was a very proud and charter member of the Schuyler Fire Dept, a department he loved and served through his life. He also loved old country music and his Chevy cars. Charlie is survived by his daughter, with whom he resided, Debra Hughes. His sister, Marjorie Smith of Schuyler, and several nieces and nephews. Charlie was pre deceased by two brothers Alvin and Norman and two sisters Ruth Hughes and Evelyn Peters. Funeral services for Charlie will be held on Friday December 11, 2009 at 11:00 am at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St. Ilion. Rev. Lyle Robison will officiate. Interment will follow in the Carr Cemetery in Marcy. Friends may call on Thursday December 10 from 4-8 pm at the funeral home. Memorials in Charlie's memory may be made to the Schuyler Fire Dept., envelopes are available at the funeral home. Charlie's family wish to thank the Schuyler Fire Dept. and special neighbors Chad and Debbie Cool for their help and compassion. They also wish to thank all of Charlie's friends at Dave's Diner for their friendship through the years. On line condolences may be sent and memorial candles lit by going to

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11:00 am
Friday, December 11, 2009
Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc.
100 Otsego St.
Ilion, New York, United States
Service Time: 11:00 AM
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