Eleanor Marie Hughes

Eleanor Marie “Ellie” Hughes – 60 – of 5425 State Route 36, Canisteo, NY died Thursday evening (January 12, 2023) at St. James Hospital following a long illness.

Born in Newark, NY on June 9, 1962, she was the daughter of Glen & Margie Petty.

Ellie grew up in Marion, NY and was a graduate of Marion High School (class of 1982).  She has resided in Canisteo area for the past 6 years.

She was a NASCAR fan whose favorite drivers were Kevin Harvick Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Richard Petty.  Ellie enjoyed spending time in the kitchen cooking her favorite dishes.  She also enjoyed reading about Indian life and wolves.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Petty.

Ellie was married on February 8, 2001 to Jamie Hughes who survives. Also surviving are 2 daughters, Kim (Jessie) Jones of Kentucky and Misty Woodems of Kentucky; 1 brother, Richard Petty of Marion, NY; 4 grandchildren; several nieces & nephews.

At Ellie’s request there will be no calling hours.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Ellie’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.

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