Jan Hughes has died after a five year
struggle with Amyotrophic Lateral
Courageous and faithful through it all,
her memorial service was held at Saint
Mary's Episcopal Church, 203 Dennison
St, Colonial Beach, at 1:00 p.m. on
Saturday, January 20th, 2018. Bishop
Susan Goff was the celebrant.
Jan was professor of Biology at the
University of Mary Washington and deeply
read in religion and philosophy, but a
scientist and Christian always. She was
graduated from Mary Washington College
and the University of Virginia.
She is survived by her husband, Reverend
Thomas R. Hughes, Jr., of
Fredericksburg, her daughters, Katie Van
Liew of Charlottesville and Martha
Golubock of Atlanta, her grandchildren,
Lydia Van Liew, Evelyn Golubock, and
Charlotte Golubock, her father, Robert
H. Elmore of Ponder, Texas, her other
children, Thomas R. Hughes, III, of
Albuquerque, Anne Hughes Rucosky of
Jennerstown, Pennsylvania, William B.
Hughes of Chestertown, Maryland, and
Mary Margaret Hughes of Charlottesville.
Memorials and love offerings may be made
to Saint Mary's Church, 223 Dennison
Street, Colonial Beach, Virginia 22443.
To send flowers or a
memorial gift to the family of Janet E Nicodemus-Hughes
please visit our