Ella "Amy" Gil Hughes
August 28, 1926 – July 6, 2019
Ella Amy Gil Hughes passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was 92 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Captain Richard F. Hughes, Jr. Loving mother of Randy F. Hughes (Barbara “Barbie”), and the late Darby J. Hughes (Lydia). Grandmother of Jennifer Farmer, Misty Hughes Lawrence, Ryan Hughes (Sarah), Jacquelyn Hughes Bertucci (Ben), and the late Rebecca Rachelle Hughes. Great-grandmother of Christopher Zachary Hetrick, Darby Dalton Moyer, Emma Grace Bell, Kaya Lawrence, Ky Lawrence, Evan Taylor Hughes, Grayson Carter Hughes, and Emory Kate Hughes. Great-great-grandmother of Cambri Blair Hetrick. She was preceded in death by her parents, the late Ella Montecino Gil and the late Darby Gil, and by her siblings, the late Elaine McCarthy (George), the late Ida Mae Sandifer (Dennis), and the late Margie Regan (Raymond). She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends. Amy was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a resident of St. Bernard Parish. She was a past Queen of the Krewe of Amor, and a past member of the Krewe of Aphrodite, the Activity Club of St. Bernard, The Busy Bees, Just For Fun, NAIM, and served as a Den Mother for Cub Scouts. She was much loved, and will be forever missed by all who knew her. The family would like to extend a special debt of gratitude to dear friends Ann Daigle, Mike LeBlanc, and Cindy Gonzales, as well as to the staff of Ochsner Hospital, Passages Hospice, Paul Gambino, Dondria Hollies, Hometica of Louisiana, and Americare Home Health. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue Street, in Chalmette, LA on Monday, July 15, 2019, from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. A funeral mass will be held in her memory at 1:00 PM. She will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.
- Visitation Monday, July 15, 2019
- Funeral Mass Monday, July 15, 2019