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Mary Ellen Hughes
November 14, 2023
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Mary Ellen Hughes, 92, of Plainfield Township, formerly of Pen Argyl and Hellertown, peacefully passed away at home on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.
Born in Lehighton, she was a daughter of the late Cletus H. Lutz, Sr. and Nellie M. (Foster) Martocci, and stepdaughter of the late Leonard Martocci.
A member of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union, Mary Ellen worked in the garment industry for 50 years before retiring in 2014 from A & H Sportswear in Stockertown. She was a voracious reader and enjoyed solving word search puzzles.
Survivors: In addition to her loving nephew, Stewart R.J. “Skip” Marsh, with whom she resided, she is survived by nieces and nephews; and cousins. Mary Ellen was predeceased by a brother, Cletus H. Lutz, Jr.; and two sisters, Joan E. Marsh and Mildred M. Hinton.
Services: Private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the GEORGE G. BENSING FUNERAL HOME, LLC, in the Village of Moorestown – Bath.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to St. Luke’s Hospice House, Development Office, 801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015.