Stephen J. F. Hughes
03/20/1942 - 08/03/2022
Obituary For Stephen J. F. Hughes
Stephen John Francis Hughes passed away on August 3, 2022 at the age of 80. He is survived by his wife Sharon, their son Timothy Hughes and his wife Michelle, daughter Colleen Hughes Ruel and her husband Curtis, and grandchildren Nicole, Caley, Ryan, Connor and Caitlin.
Born in Newport, Rhode Island Stephen graduated from Roger’s H. S. where he played for Roger’s football team and won the State Championships in 1959. In 1960 he joined the Marine Corps and was honorably discharged in 1964. He married his beautiful wife Sharon Savage Hughes and moved from Rhode Island to the Bay Area. Sharon and Steve were due to celebrate their 58th wedding anniversary this September. He worked for Fremont PD. In 1972, he moved to BART Police and worked SWAT, undercover detective and retired as Sergeant. After BART he became an OSHA inspector at Moffett Field and Treasure Island. He spent his retirement years being a sponsor for AA in Newark and Ben Lomond.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 form 11am-1pm with a Chapel Service starting at 1pm at Fremont Chapel of the Roses, 1940 Peralta Blvd., Fremont, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family request a donation is made to St. Jude’s hospital.
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