LIMESTONE, N.Y. - Daniel E. Hughes, 78, of 1076 Route 219, passed away at home Sunday (Feb. 23, 2014).
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Born March 14, 1935, in Olean, he was the son of Daniel S. and Christine Coon Hughes. He was married to Lorna Crooks and they had been together almost 50 years.
Mr. Hughes attended school in Friendship and had been a proud member of Labor Local 621 for 50 years, having worked for many local contractors until his retirement in 1997.
Over the years, he enjoyed his Harley-Davidson motorcycles and was always an avid hunter and fisherman.
Surviving besides his wife are a son, Darren Hughes of Limestone; and by a former marriage is survived by 5 children, including Dawn (Frank) White of Scio as well as Linda, Debbie, George and Bobby. He also had several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; a brother-in-law, Fred (Doraleen) Crooks of Machias; a sister-in-law, Myra Crooks of Limestone; and a very special good friend, Ross Gleason of Portville.
He was predeceased by his parents; two sons, Danny and Robin; one brother, Steve Hughes; and three sisters, Nancy Wardian, Gloria Stattler and Charlotte Turton.
Friends will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, 3128 W. State Road, Olean, and on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time services will be held. The Rev. Robert Beard, pastor of the Limestone Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Limestone Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at oleanfuneralhome.com.
Casey Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home
3128 Nys Route 417 W
Olean, NY 14760
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 26 to Mar. 4, 2014