BERLIN CENTER Leman J. Hughes Jr., 85, died Sunday morning January 2, 2022 at his home. He was born June 18, 1936 in Buffalo, NY, a son of Frank L. and Ruth M. Houston Hisey and was a lifelong area resident.
Mr. Hughes was a welder at Youngstown Steel Door for 35 years, retiring in 1996. He was a lifetime member of the North American Fishing Association. Leman enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, bowling, playing poker and polka dancing with his wife.
His wife, the former Jacquelyn F. “Jackie” Pearce, whom he married July 12, 1957, died December 27, 2005.
He leaves a son, Steven L. (Ashley Miller) Hughes of Pulaski, PA; four daughters, Jodi Gargasz and her husband Thomas of Pulaski, PA, Beth Ann Longwill and her husband Kenneth of New Bedford, PA, Heather Gemmel and her husband Curtis of Berlin Center and Courtney Longwill and her husband Jeffrey of New Bedford, PA; 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Leman was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Jackie.
Family and friends may call on Friday January 7, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Kelley-Cummins Funeral Home in Hubbard. Funeral services will follow at 12:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Bill Beck officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Interment will be at Castle View Memorial Gardens in New Castle, PA.
Please visit www.kcummins.com to view obituary and to send condolences to the family.