THOMAS J. HUGHES
BORN IN GORT, CO. GALWAY, IRELAND, 12/4/24. He passed away peacefully on January 12, 2021 in Greenwood Lake surrounded by his loving family.
Preceded in death by his parents Patrick & Elizabeth (nee Cooney) Hughes, & sister Christina (Ridge).
Survived by his wife of 60 years Bridget (nee Gilroy), children Dympna & Bill Doheny, Lisa & Tyler Craig, Patrick, Shiobain & Joe Cioffi, and Christina & Barry McCarthy; his grandchildren Bryan Zampella, Ian Craig, Richie Kirwin, Shannon Hughes, Kayla Cioffi, Adam McCarthy, Sean McCarthy, and Kyle McCarthy; his great-grandson Jayden Quagliata, and numerous nieces and nephews, sisters- and brothers-in-law, and cousins in Ireland, the UK, and the US..
He arrived in NYC in 1954 on the ship, Georgic. He met his future wife in 1959 in NY, and they were married in Ireland, in 1960. They resided in and raised their children in Woodside, Queens, NY. He was a loyal employee at Citibank for over 35 years, eventually retiring from the bank and seasonally splitting time between Florida and New York. He loved his summers in The Four Green Fields, in Accord, NY, and was named Mayor of the community, an honor he held dear.
He passed on January 12, 2021, peacefully, in Greenwood Lake surrounded by his loving family.
As you prepare to attend services please be aware that NYSDOH guidelines on gatherings require facial coverings and social distancing to be maintained at all times. Attendance limitations may cause delayed entry into the building. Thank you for your patience.
Visitation hours will be held on Friday January 15, 2021 from 3-7 P.M. at the Strong Basile Funeral Home 4 Oak St. Greenwood Lake, N.Y.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday January 16, 2021 at 9 A.M. in Holy Rosary Church in Greenwood Lake, N.Y.
Burial will be in Fantinekill Cemetery Ellenville, N.Y.
Arrangements by Strong Basile Funeral Home 477-8240.
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