Michael R. Hughes
September 21, 2021
Michael R. Hughes, 58, of Pine Hill Dr., Pine Grove, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 peacefully at home, under Hospice, with his family at his side after a 3-year battle of stage 4 cancer.
Born on September 27, 1962 in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Donald and Karlene Rehrer Hughes.
He was a 1980 graduate of Pine Grove High School and earned a certificate from Hagerstown Community College.
Mike was currently a Pine Grove Jr. High Boys Basketball Coach and statistician for both the Boys and Girls High School Basketball teams. He also worked security with his wife at all Pine Grove School District events. He was previously a little Dutchman football coach, coached his children in soccer, baseball, basketball, and softball, and a travel team coach for both children in soccer and travel baseball team. He loved ALL sports in Pine Grove, especially watching his nephews Cameron and Carter Raudabaugh and their friends.
He was a huge supporter of his wife and her student and professional organizations. He was a regional and state judge for many years with Future Business Leaders of America, and a chaperone on many field trips, dances, and school events.
Mike loved to travel with his family. His favorite places were Hawaii and going on cruises to different islands. He played fast pitch, slow pitch, and modified softball for years with the Crushers. When he wasn't watching Pine Grove sporting events, you could catch him watching any Philadelphia sporting event.
He was a hard worker who would do anything for anyone in the drop of a hat. His pride and joy was his granddaughter Alaina who kept him going.
Mike was a social member of the Pine Grove American Legion and the H. H. & L. Fire Co. #1, Pine Grove.
Preceding him in death were a brother, Gary Hughes and twin sisters, Pamela and Jill Hughes.
Surviving are his high school sweetheart and wife of 32 years, Renee Schaeffer Hughes; a son, Jared Hughes; a daughter, Kelsey and husband Chad Fidler; a granddaughter, Alaina Fidler, all of Pine Grove; sister-in-law Donna and husband Paul Medeiros; a brother-in-law Timothy and wife Christie Schaeffer; nephews and niece, Cameron and Carter Raudabaugh, Matt and Joey Medeiros, Ryan Schaeffer and Amber and husband Jason Antony.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc.,Pine Grove. There will be a visitation on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at the Funeral Home. A Celebration of Mike's Life will be held after the Memorial Service on Saturday, between Noon and 4:00 P.M. at the Oak Grove Gun Club, intersection of Oak Grove Road and 2 1/2 Mile Rd., Pine Grove. You may feel free to stop in at the Gun Club anytime between those hours.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations be made to the PGA Boys Basketball Boosters, c/o Pine Grove Area High School, 101 School St. Pine Grove, Pa. 17963 in his memory. On the memo line write In Memory of Michael Hughes.
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PGA Boys Basketball Boosters
c/o Pine Grove Area High School 101 School Street, Pine Grove PA 17963