PETER MICHAEL HUGHES, age 65 of Coral Springs, Florida died on wednesday, May 14, 2014 in his home. Peter was born in Brooklyn, New York, moved to Teaneck, New Jersey. From there he joined the U.S. Air Force. He served from 1968 to 1972, after which he persued his passion for music. He then moved to Florida in 1982 where he started his 25 year career as Director of Facilities at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. He was preceded in death by Merrilee Hughes, his father, Peter M. Hughes, Sr. and sister, Patricia Schachel. He is survived by his loving wife, Jane Hughes, two step-daughters, Emily and Katherine, grandson, Hunter, mother, Patricia Hughes, brother, Timothy, nephew, Robert and nieces, Trisha and Kayleigh. Friends may call at Kraeer Funeral Home and Cremation Center 1655 University Drive, Coral Springs, Florida from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM., Monday, May 19, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM., Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Boca Raton, Florida followed by Entombment at Boca Raton Mausoleum, Boca Raton, Florida with Military Honors.