George T. Hughes, an electronics instructor for NYS Department of Corrections in Wallkill, NY at home in walden. He was 81 years old. The son of Robert and Mildred Pauline Hughes, he was born on February 22, 1932 in Joplin, Missouri.
George was retired from the United States Air Force and served his country in both Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of the Maybrook VFW Post and also the Accord VFW.
Survivors are his two duaghters Paula Sherwin and her husband David of Walden, NY and Colleen Hughes also of Walden,NY, grandchildren, Aaron and Christopher, nieces, nephews and loving friends including Rhonda.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 5-7 PM at the Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, 39 Orchard St., Walden, NY. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday evening at 7 PM. Cremation was held in the Cedar Hill Crematory; Newburgh, NY
Memorial contributions may be made to the Walden Humane Society