John A. Hughes

Born: Sun., Apr. 10, 1949
Died: Fri., Dec. 2, 2016


Visitation

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Dec. 05, 2016
Location: Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home


Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Tue., Dec. 06, 2016
Location: St. Mary's Church


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Uxbridge- John A. Hughes, 67, of Highness Dr. died Fri. Dec. 2 at Milford Hospital after a brief illness.
     He is survived by his wife of 44 years Aime J. (Rabitor) Hughes; 2 sons John E. and his wife Rachel Hughes and Eric T. and his wife Beth Hughes, all of Uxbridge; 4 grandchildren Jack, Jordan, Cate, and Owen; 2 brothers William Hughes of Marshall, TX and Dennis Hughes from Alabama; and many nephews, nieces, and friends. He was brother of the late Michael Hughes, Tommy Hughes, and Barbara Rothleitner.  Born in Camden, Arkansas on April 10, 1949 he was son of the late Harry and Marguerite (Braswell) Hughes, was raised in Camden and lived in Uxbridge 42 years.
     Mr. Hughes was employed as an engineer for the Raytheon Corp. in Sudbury and Marlborough for 30 years, retiring in 2013. He was a U.S. Marine Corps. Vietnam veteran, serving in San Diego. Educated at Camden High School and Southern State College in Arkansas, John served on the Uxbridge Finance Committee, loved to golf, and was a member of St. Mary’s Church, where he sang in their choir.
     His funeral will be held Tues. Dec. 6 from Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd. with a Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, 77 Mendon St. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Mon. Dec. 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 222 N. Main St., Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760. To leave a condolence message for the family, please visit www.jackmanfuneralhomes.com

Charitable donations may be made in John's memory to the following organization:

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
http://www.cff.org
220 North Main St., Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760
Tel: 508 655 6000

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Martin Reed
   Posted Sat December 03, 2016
John and I worked together at Raytheon for a number of years and at one time I was John's Section Manager. A person of strong views, John always made a full contribution to proceedings, which were often tinged with a sense of humor. He usually had photos of family on his desk and seemed to enjoy his family very much. He was utterly reliable and dependable. A person who will not be easily forgotten. I wish he had been able to enjoy more of his well-deserved retirement years.

Bob Nailor
   Posted Sat December 03, 2016
So very sorry to hear of John's passing he was such a great guy and will be missed. We had great talks driving to work together and the family visits.

Bob

Pam Oglesby
   Posted Sun December 04, 2016
So sorry to hear of John's passing. I was John's secretary at Raytheon from 1990 to 1995. I sat right outside his door for those five years. We had many laughs together. Such a wonderful person of whom I have very fond memories.

Brenda valk
   Posted Mon December 05, 2016
I am sorry to hear of John's passing. He always had a smile. My condolences to Aime and the family. I worked for Dr Englander. Prayers, Brenda

Sally and Alan Albin
   Posted Mon December 05, 2016
Aime J, we were so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

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