A Celebration of Life service for Phyllis Jean Hughes will be held held at 10am, on Monday, June 11, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 37 S. Main Street in St. Louisville. Pastor Mark Nodo will officiate. Burial will follow in Eden Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 4pm-8pm, on Sunday, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street in Newark.
Phyllis, age 63, of St. Louisville, went home to be with the Lord, on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. She was born February 2, 1955, in Dayton, a daughter of the late Ralph Harold and Betty Burnadette (Bond) Shewman. She was a 1973 graduate of Licking Valley High School and was an LPN, working at the Price Road Care Center for many years and later as manager of Northtowne Senior Living in Newark. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, the NRA, the Sportsman Alliance, National Trappers Association and the Ohio State Trappers Association, where she was inducted into the Ohio State Trappers Hall of Fame. Phyllis was an avid baseball fan, enjoying Clippers games with her husband and seeing baseball games around the country when attending Trappers Association conventions.
Left to cherish her memory are her beloved husband of nearly 40 years, Jon Hughes, whom she married on July 7, 1978; her sisters, Patricia K. Dodrill (Tim) and Pamela Jill Geiser (Ken) and several nieces and nephews and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio State Trappers Association,P.O. Box 119, Radnor, OH 43066 or the National Trappers Association.