C. Wesley Hughes, 79, of North Huntingdon, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 26, 2018. He was born May 26, 1938 in Pittsburgh, a son of the late George and Charlotte (Heatherington) Hughes. Prior to his retirement, Wesley was a metallurgist for Westinghouse and was a member of Norwin Alliance Church, North Huntingdon. He taught Sunday School, enjoyed gardening and loved to research everything. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Earl Hughes. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara Gilbert Hughes; sons, Charles Jr. and his wife, Betsy, Ken and his wife, Stephanie; daughters, Kathleen Hanna and her husband George, Sheila Gilpatrick; sister, Eleanor McNutt; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements made by the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, North Huntingdon, PA. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published January 27, 2018.