Regina Hughes

regina hughes

October 18, 1955 ~ December 7, 2013

Regina Cecelia Hughes

Regina Cecelia Hughes, 58, of Taylorville, IL passed away at home on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 11:35 p.m.

Mrs. Hughes was born in Taylorville, IL, the daughter of Joseph and Laura (Christian) Chlebus. Regina attended St. Mary's Catholic Church. She graduated from St. Mary's Grade School and Taylorville Junior and Senior High School, and worked at Sangamon Paper Company for 20 years. The former Miss Chlebus married Marion Hughes on April 1, 1983 at Calvary Baptist Church in Taylorville. He preceded her in death in 2005.

Surviving are her daughter, Andrea Hughes of Taylorville, IL; her son, Mike Hughes and fiancee Stacey Thomas of Stonington, IL; along with her mother, Laura Chlebus of Taylorville, IL. Regina was the proud grandmother of four grandchildren: Maycen and Julius Hughes of Taylorville, IL, Kerstyn Hughes of Nokomis, IL, and Keegan Hughes of New Berlin, IL; she is also survived by a younger brother, Joe (Paula) Chlebus of Taylorville and a younger sister, Maralyn (Jim) Cavatorta of Tovey, IL; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her father and a sister, Teresa Szkutnik.

Regina was grateful for her good friends Jim and Deb McCoy, Angie Dees and Carol Ennis who were always there for her.

Mrs. Hughes is being cremated. Her care has been entrusted to Shafer Perfetti Funeral Home, Taylorville, IL. No services are planned at this time.

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