Obituary of Elmer Hughes, Jr.
Elmer H. Hughes, Jr., 81, of Lower Paxton Twp., died Sunday, November 18, 2018 in his home surrounded by his loving family.
He retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church and Fourth Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 14081 of Harrisburg. Elmer was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather, and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
He was born on June 26, 1937 in Harrisburg, son of the late Elmer H., Sr. and Hadessa Reese. Elmer is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Marie A. Clark Hughes; son, Jeffery Hughes (Maria) of Harrisburg; daughter, Michele Shatto of Stoneham, MA; six grandchildren, JJ Shatto (Diana), Jessica Stank (Kenny), Joshua Hughes, Caitlyn Marchino, Matthew Hughes, and Melissa Hughes; three great grandchildren, Grant and Drake Shatto and Jocelynn Stank; three brothers, Barry, Chris and Dave; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by two brothers, Danny and Allen Reese and stepfather, Walter Reese.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 11:00 am in Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church with Very Rev. Edward J. Quinlan, Pastor, as Celebrant. Burial will be at the convenience of the family A viewing will be held on Friday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am in Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 6150 Allentown Boulevard, Lower Paxton Twp. Arrangements are being handled by Wiedeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Steelton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Knights of Columbus Council No. 14081, c/o Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 6150 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112.