Charles Gardner Hughes of Chesterton, formerly of Morrisville, Pa., passed
away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 at the Waters of Duneland, Chesterton. He was
He was born July 17, 1912 in Morrisville to Carlton Hughes and Sarah Gardner
Hughes, who preceded him in death. On June 29, 1934 in Point Pleasant, Pa.,
he married Lillian Generaux Hughes, who preceded him in death.
Charles is survived by his children Charles (wife Barbara) Hughes of
Morrisville and Carol (husband Richard) Michaels of Chesterton;
grandchildren Susan (Robert) Quin, Deb Tarkane, Robert (Sandy) Allshouse,
Sarah Hughes, and Christine Hughes; two step grandchildren Craig (Charlotte)
Michaels and Trish Michaels; 12 great grandchildren; and eight
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, his son and
daughter-in-law Carl and Rita Hughes, and sister Margaret Schofield.
Charles was Superintendent of Building and Grounds for the Morrisville
Presbyterian Church in Morrisville for 30 years where he held membership for
88 years. He was a U.S. Navy WWII veteran and an avid golfer, loving the
game and playing until he was 91.
A memorial service will be Thursday, Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. from St. John United
Church, 225 West Lincoln Ave., Chesterton with Pastor Katie Lindberg
officiating. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Morrisville.
Memorials may be made to the V.N.A. Hospice Program of Porter County, 2401
Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383 or the Morrisville Presbyterian Memorial
Fund. Arrangements are being handled by the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S.
2nd Street, Chesterton. For more information, call 926-1309.