THOMAS R. “TIMMER” HUGHES, SR. age 86, beloved husband of the late Rose Marie (nee Kintly); loving father of Paula LaMonica (husband Robert), Thomas Jr., and Edward Sr.; devoted grandfather of Robert J., Nicole, and Adam LaMonica, Joseph Hughes, and the late twins Aaron and Nicholas LaMonica and Edward Hughes, Jr.; cherished son of the late Alphonse and Mary (nee Monahan); dearest brother of the late Mary Jane Croft and Alphonsine O’Hara; dear uncle and great-uncle of many.
Thomas was born on September 17, 1933 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania and passed away on July 11, 2020. He was a resident of Willoughby for 7 years, formerly residing in Mayfield Heights. Thomas graduated from Mayfield High School and was a high lift operator for Seaway/Riser Foods. He was a baseball and girls softball umpire and U.S. Army Korean Conflict Veteran. Thomas always had bubblegum for the kids and everyone. He loved golfing, fishing, and playing the slot machines at casinos. Thomas was an avid sports fan, especially enjoying the Indians and Browns. He will be remembered most as a social, friendly, generous and fun-loving man who loved to make people smile. Thomas was a jokester, funny and witty. He will be greatly missed.
Mass of Christian Burial Friday, July 17, 2020 at St. Clare Catholic Church at 10 AM. Burial following with Military Honors at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Thomas at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) Thursday, July 16, 2020, 3-7 PM.
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