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“Dear Jo and the entire Hughes family,My deepest sympathy and condolences to you all during this difficult time. John was an outstanding individual...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Corby Shaw - Manchester, CT

“Jo, My thoughts and prayers are for you and your family. Love Lucie Beck ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Very sorry to hear about my old boss. Great guy. Coached our CYO basketball team at Holy Family and then hired me to work for him back in73. A very...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Grob - Brooksville, FL

“To Jo and the Hughes Family: We are so sorry to hear of the passing of John. You guys are such a wonderful family and terrific neighbors. I...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: The Parise Family - Suffield, CT

“We were so sorry to learn about John's death.We have had so many good times with the whole Hughes family.John was a wonderful guy who would do...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Joanne Cerrato - Suffield, CT

“I have fond memories of Mr. Hughes allowing me to have full run of his Welding & Fabricating shop to finish my Senior Project while I was in...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Mark & Rose Mary Stewart - CT

“To Aunt Jo, Maryellen, Jamie, Peter and the rest of Uncle Johns'extended family. It is with the deepest sorrow that I offer my condolences on the...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Philip Ruffini - Fayetteville, NY

“To Jo and family my deepest sympathy to all. Many a good times on Sun st. and @work . Love to all. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: JOE GEAGLONE - NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC

“"Oh, Danny Boy". What a special guy.Love, Kenny and Brenda Lindeland ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Jo...I have such fond memories of John and the family back in the day...much love, Rena Monteleone-Becker ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Rena Monteleone-Becker - WA

“A wonderful gentleman, who provided much joy to all our lives. Our love and prayers to his family. Bob and Pat Linehan ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Bob & Pat Linehan - Charlestown, RI

“Maryellen and Family, I am so sorry to hear about your dads passing. I know how close and special to you he was. I am wishing your great memories of...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: alicia riley - somersville, CT

“May this gentle man rest in peace. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“With deepest sympathy during this time of difficulty. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home - CT


John J. Hughes, 89 of Suffield, beloved husband of Josephine (Heslin) Hughes, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Astoria, NY to the late John and Rose Ellen (Lavery) Hughes, he served his country proudly with the US Navy during WWII and has been a Suffield resident for almost 40 years. John owned and operated East Windsor Welding & Fabricating, Inc. and was a member of the Fox Hollow Gun Club and the Suffield Country Club. His main focus was always his family who will miss him dearly. Besides his wife Jo, he is survived by sons James Hughes of Southwick, MA; Peter Hughes and his wife Jennifer of Somers; his daughter Maryellen Brennan and her husband Charles of South Windsor; his sisters Marguerite Spellacy of New York, and Kathleen Stegeman of Florida; his grandchildren Kevin, John and Sara Hughes, J.R. and Christian Hughes, Shannon and Andrew Brennan. He was predeceased by his son John Hughes, Jr. and his sister Eleanor Woods. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM Friday, January 15 at St. Patrick's Church, 64 Pearl St. Enfield followed by burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Suffield. His family will receive friends on Thursday, January 14 from 4 PM to 8 PM at the Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home, 443 East St. N, Suffield. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to The Suffield Ambulance Association, PO Box 642, Suffield, CT 06078 or The Little Sisters of the Poor, 1365 Enfield St. Enfield, CT 06082.