Richard Hughes Sr.

Obituary of Richard Allen Hughes Sr.

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Richard Allen Hughes Sr., 93, of Bedford Village, New York passed away on 23 March 2024 at The Paramount in Somers, New York after a short illness with his son Richard Hughes Jr. by his side. He was the husband of Kathleen Patricia Hughes. They shared over 70 years of marriage together.

Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, November 11, 1930, he was the son of Lester and Plumel Hughes (nee Cummings). He attended Stamford, High School in Connecticut. After high school he worked for Conde Nast Publishing in Greenwich, Connecticut. He enlisted into the US Army from 1951 to 1953 and deployed to Mannheim Germany. After returning from overseas he went back to work at Conde Nast Publishing as a Printer/Pressman. He enjoyed a long career as a Printer working for a number of publishers in the tri-state area.

As a younger man, he was a volunteer fireman for the Bedford Village Fire Department for a number of years. He spent many hours building stone walls and improving his home throughout the years. He will always be remembered for having an open door for his family and enjoying the many celebrations and visits.

He is survived by his loving wife of many years Kathleen Hughes; his son Kevin Hughes and his wife Janet; his daughter Karen Beckleman and her husband Bob (predeceased in 2008); son Richard Hughes; son Stephen Hughes (predeceased in 2018); daughter Kathleen (Boop) Pelllicco and her husband Joe; and his son Christopher Hughes.

His many grandchildren include Thomas Evans, Blair Bissett, Micheal Rosenschein, Micheal Hughes (predeceased in 2023), Richard Hughes, John Rosenschein, Meghan Haury, Katherine Rosenschein, Ryan Hughes, Tara Hughes and Lisa Fotty.

And not to forget his wonderful great-grandchildren Nola Bissett, Tristan Rosenschein, Keegan Rosenschein, Rhiannon Haury, Charlie Evans, Lilah Haury, Ace Fotty, Hendrick Fotty and one more on the way.

He was predeceased by his brother Norman Hughes of Washington state and his sister Muriel Douglas of Rhode Island.

The funeral service will be held on 5 April 2024 at 11:00 am at Saint Patrick's Catholic Church in Bedford, New York. Visitation will be held on 4 April 2024, 5-7 pm, at Oelker-Cox & Sinatra Funeral Home at 262 E. Main Street Mt. Kisco, New York.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Patrick's Catholic Church 7 Pound Ridge Road Bedford, New York.


Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 4, 2024
Oelker-Cox & Sinatra Funeral Home
262 E. Main Street
Mount Kisco, New York, United States


11:00 am
Friday, April 5, 2024
St. Patrick's Church ( Bedford)
State Road
Bedford, New York, United States
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Richard Hughes Sr.

1930 - 2024

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