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Gerald Hughes

Gerald Hughes

Passed in: Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: December 19th, 2017

HUGHES, Gerald - Peacefully on December 19, 2017 at the Cornwall Community Hospital. Mr. Gerald Arthur Hughes 1935 - 2017. Born in Cornwall to parents Dick and Clara Hughes. Loving friend and husband of Claire Hughes (née Contant) for 61 years. Survived by 6 children; Kim, Cindy, Lynn, Shelley, Jennifer and Jeff. Also adored by, 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Brother to Phyllis Jodoin, Carole Hughes and Joyce Charbonneau. Gerry was a lifelong resident of Cornwall who enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing and entertaining friends and family at the cottage on the St. Lawrence River. He and Claire enjoyed many retirement winters in Largo, Florida. Gerry was a talented athlete who played many sports throughout his life. He was inducted into the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame, honoring his years played in The Canadian Football League. The Hughes family would like to express their sincere thanks to the doctors and staff in the Critical Care Unit at the Cornwall Community Hospital for their compassionate care. Arrangements are under the care and direction of LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, East Branch, 614 First Street East (613-933-2841) . In accordance with Gerry’s wishes, there will be no funeral or visitation. There will be a private Celebration of Life at a later date. Those who wish to make an honorary donation can contribute to the charity of their choice. Messages of condolences may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca

 
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