Clarance W. "Pat" Hughes

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Ledyard - Clarance "Pat" W. Hughes, 95, of Ledyard, husband of the late Marie (Eidesheim) Hughes, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, with his family by his side.

Born in Mystic, he was the son of the late William and Fannie Belle (Carey) Hughes and was a resident of Ledyard since 1988. Pat was an office manager with Sonoco Products Co. for many years up until his retirement in 1980.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a life member of the VFW Post 3263 Mystic and the Groton Elks Lodge #2163. Pat was an avid reader who enjoyed all types of mystery and history novels. He was also a UCONN Men's and Women's Basketball and Boston Red Sox fan.

He is survived by his son, William Hughes and his wife, Donna, of Taftville; daughter, Marie Campbell and her husband, Gary A. Campbell Sr., of Ledyard; six beloved grandchildren, Bethany Buckles, Gary A. Campbell Jr. and Jeffrey Campbell, W. Russell Hughes, Christopher and Katherine Hughes; and thirteen great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank his good friend and neighbor Buzz Graves for his kindness and concern towards Pat through the years.

His family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, immediately followed by a service at 1 p.m., at the Mystic Funeral Home, Route 1 Mystic. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, Route 27, Mystic, with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the American ( or to the (
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Mystic Funeral Home - Mystic
Route 1 51 Williams Ave.  Mystic, CT 06355
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Published in The Day on Nov. 2, 2013
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