Obituary for HUGHES

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday December 10, 2013

HUGHES, JEFFREY WILLIAM Age 47, of Tijeras, New Mexico, passed away on December 1, 2013. Jeff was born on October 24, 1966 in Roswell, New Mexico. Jeff graduated from Los Alamos High School in 1986. He married Minor Katherine (Katie) Agnew on December 31, 1995. Jeff is survived by his loving father and stepmother, W. R. (Reggie) Hughes and Mary (Maria) Hughes; and his mother and stepfather, Barbara Watkins Rizzo and George Rizzo; Katie Hughes and their two children: Jeffrey William Hughes, Jr. (JJ) and Minor CaraShea Hughes (CaraShea); his brothers Alfred Abreu (Edwina) and Jay Abreu (Victoria); and two nieces, Janelle and Brittany Abreu; and a nephew, Freddie Abreu. Jeff is also survived by his companion Amy Fitzgerald and her children Brianna and Christian Kurdi; and numerous friends and relatives. Jeff's greatest joys were his son and daughter and taking them camping and fishing. He loved the outdoors and the mountains, his four cats, his music and movies. Jeff was a computer tech who enjoyed his work at the Sandoval County IT Department. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was and is dear to our hearts. A memorial service will be held at the Riverside Funeral Home on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. for visitation and 11:30 a.m. for the service with the Rev. Minor Kelley officiating. Please visit our online guest book for Jeff at www.riversidefunerals.com Riverside Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

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