Christopher E. Hughes

Christopher E. Hughes, 23, of Pittston passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, in Moosic.

Born in Kingston, he is the son of William Hughes of Pittston and Cathy Cook of Exeter. He was educated in the Pittston Area School District and Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center. Chris was currently employed by Procter & Gamble of Mehoopany as a forklift operator.

Preceding him in death were his maternal grandparents, Thomas and Fanny Cook; uncle, Thomas Cook Jr.; and great-grandmother, Lucey Hilson

The love of his life was his daughter, Haylee, and he also enjoyed riding his quads.

Surviving, besides his parents, are his daughter; Haylee Dunn, Inkerman; sister; Nicole Hughes, Wilkes-Barre; brothers; William Hughes Jr., Dupont; Ronald Hughes, Exeter; Joshua Hughes, Pittston; four nieces and one nephew; paternal grandparents, Roxanne Aston, Pittston; William Hughes and his wife, Ila, New Bern, N.C.; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with the Rev. Jeffrey Klansek of the First Baptist Church of Wyoming officiating.

Interment will be in the Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

Published in Citizens' Voice from Mar. 19 to Mar. 20, 2013