Lemoyne Hughes

HUGHES, Lemoyne Richard, 87, of Burgettstown, Hanover Township, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, in the Washington Hospital.

He was born on July 5, 1926, in Deep Valley, PA, a son of the late Alvie Richard and Olive Marie Wright Hughes.

A graduate of Weir High School, he worked as a construction foreman for Weirton Steel for 35 years.

Mr. Hughes served as an MP in the United States Army during World War II from October 1944, being honorably discharged in 1946 a recipient of the Good Conduct, Army Occpation, European-African- Middle Eastern Campaign and the World War II Victory Medals.

He was a lifetime member of the Burgettstown VFW Post 6955 and American Legion Post 1526 and enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing and watching the Steelers.

Surviving are three sons, Richard Eugene Hughes and wife Roberta of Burgettstown, David Andrew Hughes and wife Luanne of Burgettstown and Mark Steven Hughes and wife Doreen of St. Clair Shores, MI; three daughters, Sandra Lee Macioce and husband Gary of DuBois, PA, Lisa Kay Hughes of Castle Shannon, PA, and Lori Ann Gilbert and husband John of Burgettstown; a son-in-law, Mike Johnston of Washington; 14 grandchildren, Rick and Cherity Hughes, Jason and Andy Burt, Brandon Maltony, Lacey Simpson, Devon and Alexandra Hughes, Jack, Molly, and Katie Macioce, Megan Gilbert, Amanda and Scott Johnston; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased in addtion to his parents is his wife, Sophie Karp Hughes who preceeded him in death on April 15, 2000; a daughter, Donna Marie Johnston and a brother Vernon Hughes.

Friends will be recieved on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Lee & Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highand Avenue, Burgettstown, where services will be held on Saturday, November 30, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Christina Hosler officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Burgettstown, where he was a member of the board of directors.

If so desired, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, 10 Duff Road, Suite 304, Pittsburgh, PA 15235-3207.