Monthly Archives: June 2016

Howard M. Hughes – MONACA (RACCOON TWP.)

Howard M. Hughes, 93, of Monaca (Raccoon Township), died Sunday morning, June 19, 2016, in the Evergreen Rehabilitation Center, Harmony.

Born Jan. 5, 1923, in Hookstown, he was the last surviving child born to the late Harry and Sarah (Morrow) Hughes. He was a retired fitter with U. S. Steel and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving as a Corporal during World War II. He was a member of the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, where along with being a caretaker of his church, he was also an Elder. He was a member of the Monaca American Legion, active Boy Scout leader, and he, along with his late wife, Helen, took in and worked with foster children serving as foster parents. Continue reading