CANTON — Mary R. Hughes, 68, of Canton, formerly of Newcomerstown, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at The Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center.

She was born Feb. 21, 1950 to the late Charles R. Clary and Amanda L. Watkins Clary.

Mary worked 24 years with General Electric and 14 years with RIA Group Homes. She was a member of Corner Stone Gospel in Newcomerstown. She was a graduate of Madison High School, Class of 1960.

Along with her parents, Mary is preceded death by one sister, Becky Daniels; and three brothers, Charles Clary, Jr., Jon "Mike" Clary and Tommy Clary.

She is survived by her husband, Fred L. Hughes of Canton; three sons, Charles R. (Deanna) Lake of Senecaville, Terry (Anne) Lake of Cambridge and William T. (Kim) Hughes of Canton; five grandchildren, Timmy, Jocelyn, Jenny, Rylie and William; and one great-grandchild, Kaden.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Derwent Church of Christ and Christian Union at 2 p.m. Saturday August 4.

Memorial contributions may be made to Guernsey Industries, 60772 Southgate Rd., Byesville, OH 43723.

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