Mary Ellen Hughes, 91, of Wilkes-Barre, formerly of New York City and Kingston, went to the Lord on Saturday morning, Aug. 24, 2013.
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Born in Montreal, Canada, she was the daughter of the late William and Catherine O'Leary. Mary Ellen led a very interesting life, making speeches for her country and later on working as Rosie the Riveter on airplanes for the war effort. She ended her working career as assistant vice president in the stock department at Manufacturer Hanover Trust Co. Bank, New York City.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Hughes; and brothers, Andrew and William O'Leary.
Mrs. Hughes is survived by her daughter, Mary Miller, Wilkes-Barre; nieces and nephews.
Services are private.
Arrangements are by Lehman Family Funeral Service, Wilkes-Barre, www.lehmanfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Aug. 25 to Aug. 27, 2013