Regina "Jean" Hughes, nee Travascio, of Chadds Ford passed away peacefully on October 7, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family at the age of 92.
Jean was born in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia on July 7, 1928 to the late Francis Travascio and Margaret Keenan Travascio. She attended Our Lady of Lourdes grade school and West Catholic Girls High School, graduating in 1946. She met her beloved husband Robert (Bob) Hughes at a dance hosted by Our Lady of Lourdes. The couple married on November 12, 1949.
Jean worked for Catholic Social Services in Media and volunteered as a member of the Catholic Women’s Guild, assisting in running fundraisers to help the needy, delivering meals, paying utilities, as well as providing clothing and Christmas gifts. Jean was a small woman with a huge heart. Conversation was one of her great gifts, entertaining everyone she met with her wit, charm and good-heartedness, or providing compassion and empathy when those close to her needed it most.
Jean was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert. She is survived by her four children Anne Scott (Jim), Robert J. Hughes, Jr. (Mary Anne), David Hughes (Michelle), and Kevin Hughes (Judie). She also enjoyed her 14 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Francis Travascio. She is preceded in death by her two sisters, Margaret Mary Ritchie and Anne Barr.
Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Jean’s life at her Funeral Mass 11:30 A.M. on Monday, October 19, 2020 at Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church, 8 Cavanaugh Ct.,West Chester, PA 19382 where friends may call 10:00 - 11:15 A.M. at the Church. Interment at Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery will be held in private.
In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions in Jean's honor may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105