Christopher E. Hughes, 23, of Pittston, passed away Sunday in Moosic.
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Born in Kingston, he was a son of William Hughes, Pittston, and Cathy Cook, Exeter.
He was educated in the Pittston Area School District and Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center. Chris was employed at P&G, 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. 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; one nephew; paternal grandparents, Roxanne Aston, Pittston; William Hughes and his wife, Ila, New Bern, N.C.; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. 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 Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.
Published in Times Leader on Mar. 20, 2013