Peter Michael Hughes

February 16, 1949May 14, 2014
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PETER MICHAEL HUGHES, age 65 of Coral Springs, Florida died on wednesday, May 14, 2014 in his home. Peter was born in Brooklyn, New York, moved to Teaneck, New Jersey. From there he joined the U.S. Air Force. He served from 1968 to 1972, after which he persued his passion for music. He then moved to Florida in 1982 where he started his 25 year career as Director of Facilities at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. He was preceded in death by Merrilee Hughes, his father, Peter M. Hughes, Sr. and sister, Patricia Schachel. He is survived by his loving wife, Jane Hughes, two step-daughters, Emily and Katherine, grandson, Hunter, mother, Patricia Hughes, brother, Timothy, nephew, Robert and nieces, Trisha and Kayleigh. Friends may call at Kraeer Funeral Home and Cremation Center 1655 University Drive, Coral Springs, Florida from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM., Monday, May 19, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM., Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Boca Raton, Florida followed by Entombment at Boca Raton Mausoleum, Boca Raton, Florida with Military Honors.


  • Visitation Monday, May 19, 2014
  • Visitation Monday, May 19, 2014
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, May 20, 2014
  • Commital Service Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Peter Michael Hughes

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February 27, 2015

Oh, what a sweet man. My deep sympathy to his family. He was a joy to have known. Barbara Dix

Laura Jean S.

May 28, 2014

As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring cousin Peter's memory. Our deepest sympathies to our "Gerritsen Beach" family. Love, Laura Jean, sister Helen, and our mom, Helen.

liz dobler

May 21, 2014

Peter you are loved & will be missed always. You are a special man & cousin
love you . ~ Liz

Laura Arscott Chaffins

May 19, 2014

Thoughts and prayers to the entire Hughes family.

May 19, 2014

Pete will be missed and was loved. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jane, Emily, Sean, Hunter and family. Our Deepest Sympathies for your loss, Andrew &Kristen Duncan and family

Dora Rosiles

May 19, 2014

Rest in peace Pete. My deepest sympathy to Jane and family.

JoAnn Travis

May 19, 2014

Definition of Pete Hughes: Salt of the Earth. You will be missed, my friend. Deepest sympathy to Jane and the family. With love always...

Steve Schwab

May 19, 2014

Pete, thank you for sharing so many laughs with me over the years. I have great memories of you and I working together. We had a great time. Rest in peace brother. Steve Schwab and the Schwab family...

Mary Dwyer

May 18, 2014

Rest peacefully Pete ...
Hugs and prayers to you Jane and family.

Susan Phillips

May 18, 2014

Rest in peace with the angles. You were a good man. My heart is with Jane and family.xoxo