All of our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of John J. Hughes, who passed away earlier this week. John was a dedicated, lifelong scouter who made countless contributions to NoBeBoSco over decades.
JOHN J. HUGHES John J. Hughes, 71; passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Hackensack University Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. John was born in Jersey City, and has been a lifelong Bayonne resident.
He is a graduate of St. Peter's Prep, University of Notre Dame, and Seton Hall Law School. He worked for the Law Department-City of Bayonne 1967-1970, Clerk-Superior Court Appellate Division 1970-1972, Assistant Prosecutor-Hudson County 1972-1974, Special Deputy-Attorney General 1974, Public Defender-City of Bayonne and Private Law Practice-Hughes & Finnerty. Member of the Bar-State of New Jersey 1970, Member of the Bar-United States District Court 1970, Former Trustee-Hudson County Bar Association, Former Member-Hudson County Ethics Committee. Eagle Scout 1961, Scoutmaster-Troop #25 1970-2017, Member of Executive Board-Northern New Jersey Council, BSA, President- Bayonne Council, BSA 1983-1989, Commissioner-Northern New Jersey Council, BSA 1999-2004, Northern New Jersey Council, Distinguished Citizen Award, 2004
We will miss him.