John Patrick Hughes passed away peacefully at Hospice House in Vernon, B.C. on July 21, 2006 at the age of 84 years. John was predeceased by his son Tom in 1995 and is survived by his loving family; wife Johnny of 47 years, daughter Laura (Brian) Travelbea of Vernon, B.C., granddaughter Rebecca Pearson of Victoria, B.C., one brother Tom (Beverly) Hughes of Vancouver, B.C. and nieces and nephews, cousins and extended family.
John took great pride in his career as a teacher, vice principal and principal and had 23 wonderful years of retirement.
A Celebration of Life service was held on Wednesday, July 26, 2006 at 1:00p.m. at the Chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, 4303 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice House in Vernon, B.C. gratefully accepted. John’s final wishes: be on time for the service, but come in casual dress.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Pleasant Funeral Home. 250-542-4333. Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org “God Bless on the road and may you have a gentle going”.