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John R. Hughes 1952-2020

John R. Hughes, 67, born September 4, 1952 in Des Moines, IA to the late John B. and Doris I. Hughes of Orange, CT, passed away on July 29, 2020. He worked in the Insurance Industry for many years. During his employment he started as a rating technician and throughout the years became a Commercial Lines Property Supervisor.

He attended Mitchell College, where he lettered in Tennis. He went on to further his education at Southern Connecticut State College, graduating with a bachelors degree in Psychology.

John enjoyed traveling, sailing, cooking, playing tennis, and the companionship of his dogs. John was also a loving father to his daughter and a best friend to his wife.

John is survived by his beloved wife Susan Hughes of Milford, CT, daughter, Shannon Hughes of Victoria, VA; Shannon’s significant other, Paul Hunting; two grandsons, Peyton Roach and Hensen Hunting, all of Virginia. He is also survived by his sister in-laws, brother in-laws, nieces and nephew.

Due to COVID-19, a memorial celebration will be held at a later date with a private interment held at Graceland Cemetery in Webster City, IA.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a contribution be made in John’s memory to either the Alzheimer’s Association or the National Kidney Foundation.

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