Ronald H. Hughes, 83, of State College, formerly of Clearfield, passed away
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at the Village at Penn State.
He was born August 29, 1929, in Clearfield, the son of the late Raymond and
Margaret (Hopkins) Hughes.
Mr. Hughes graduated from Penn State University in 1951 with a B.S. in Chemical
Engineering and had worked many years in Curwensville at the North American Refactories retiring after 38 years.
He was a member of the Clearfield Presbyterian Church of Clearfield. He was an Eagle Scout, a member of the Clearfield Masonic Lodge #314 F & AM and an avid reader and golfer.
Mr. Hughes was a Penn State Alumni and attended all sporting events especially football.
He is survived by his wife Ramona (Robinson) Hughes, who he married on March 22, 1951 at the Presbyterian Church of Clearfield, two daughters; Michele (Hughes) Gainer and her husband, Mark of Lancaster, PA and Deb (Hughes) Stewart and her husband, Ken, of Clark Summit, Pa, three grandchildren; Brent Hughes Stewart, of VA, Bradley Kent Stewart and his wife, Lindsay, of FL, Lindsay (Gainer) Attaway and her husband, Matthew, of VA.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc., Clearfield with Rev. Robert Mellgard officiating. Interment will be in the Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of the services.
In lieu of flowers contributions are to be made to The Presbyterian Church, 119 N. Second Street, Clearfield, PA 16830, the American Cancer Society, 26 S. Second Street, Clearfield, PA 16830 or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 1541 Alta Dr., Suite 204, Whitehall, PA 18052.
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