Stanley Sherman Hughes, Jr., 78, of Charleroi, PA, died Monday, July 12, 2021.
He was born Saturday, May 29, 1943, in Mt. Pleasant, PA, a son of the late Stanley Sherman Hughes, Sr. and Virginia (Bryan) Hughes.
He proudly served our country in the Navy. He was a member of the former California American Legion JFK Post 377 and a current member of the Roscoe American Legion Post 801, the California Young Men’s Club and the California Italian Club.
Stan loved hunting, fishing and fur trapping.
In addition to his parents, Stanley was preceded in death by two wives, Ruth Staley Hughes and Johanne Sweitzer Hughes; two brothers, Charley and Jimmy Hughes and two sisters, Naomi Hughes and Mary Lou Dobsch.
Left to cherish his memory are his 4 children, Ruth Bakosh and husband Jim of Farmington, PA, Stanley S. Hughes, III (Amy Watters) of North Charleroi, Julie Hughes (Joe Labaska) of Delta Junction, AK, and Robin Rice and husband Tom of California; siblings, Raymond Hughes, Gertrude Sheer, Johnny Hughes, Betty Ann Hughes, and Virginia Hughes. Also surviving are 7 grandchildren, Michelle Bakosh, Jimmy Bakosh, Amanda Watters, Kalee Hughes, Stanley Hughes, IV, Dylan Hughes, Thomas Rice, III; and 3 great-grandchildren, Aaliyah Bakosh, Brantley Bakosh, and Addison Davis
Friends will be received in the Mariscotti Funeral Home, Inc., Anthony N. Mariscotti, Supervisor, 323 Fourth Street, California, PA on Friday, July 23, 2021 for a memorial visitation from 12 pm to 2 pm. Memorial funeral service will begin at 2 pm with Rev. Kenneth Custer, officiating.
Interment will follow in Howe Cemetery. where military rites will be accorded.
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