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Obit: Donald Edward Hughes

Fri, Dec 18th 2015 10:35 am

Feb. 10, 1935 - Dec. 3, 2015

Donald Edward Hughes, 80, of Tampa passed away Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015.

Born and raised in Western New York, Hughes was a guidance counselor for the Grand Island Central School District for many years before his retirement in 1996. He had been a Tampa Bay resident since 1997.

Don was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include his loving wife of 33 years, Joan; children Jeffrey Hughes of New York, Gregory Hughes of Orlando, Pamela Chevrier (Jack) of Orlando, Dana Taylor (Capp) of Laguna Beach, and Mary Anne James Post (David) of Tampa; siblings, David Hughes and Nancy Killian (Harold), both of California; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Dec. 7 at Blount and Curry, Oldsmar/West Hillsborough Chapel in Tampa.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Moffitt Cancer Center in Don's memory. Online condolences may be made at www.blountcurrywest.com.

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