Rochester: Jim Hughes, died May 19th, 2014 at the age of 83. Born in Terre Haute, Indiana on May 13, 1931, he graduated from Indiana State University and New York Theological Seminary. He was the founding pastor of Christ Clarion Presbyterian Church in Pittsford, NY, served the First Presbyterian Churches of both Binghamton, NY and Albion, NY and directed the Chrysalis Foundation.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years Florene Neal Hughes; sons Kristen (Ceilidh), Craig (Ila), Kent (Geraldine), Kirk (Peter), and daughter Kim (Michael) Taylor; sisters Barbara Burdett of Union, KY, and Mary Alice Hughes Benson of Hollywood, FL; nieces, nephews and loving grandchildren.
Active in community, church and prayer, Jim brought great energy and warm spirit to many.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 23rd at 2:30 p.m. at Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 Fitzhugh Street N., Rochester, NY 14614.
Donations may be made to: Shalom Sacred Mountain Retreat Center, 664 Cattail Road, Livingston Manor, NY 12758 USA.
Rochester Cremation, 4044 W. Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14623, 359-2300, RochesterCremation.com.