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Sr. Ann Regina Hughes

September 30, 1939 July 23, 2021
Sr. Ann Regina Hughes
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Obituary for Sr. Ann Regina Hughes

Sister Ann Regina Hughes (Nancy Hughes), 81, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception, died on July 23, 2021 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, Peoria. She was the daughter of James and Catherine (McGinley) Hughes.

Sister Ann Regina entered the congregation on September 8, 1957, and was in her 61st year of religious profession. Sister earned a BA in History from Bradley University and an M.S.A. from the University of Notre Dame.

Sister Ann Regina began her ministry in 1960. She ministered in Education as a teacher at all levels from pre-school through college and also as a principal. The schools where Sister served include: Immaculate Conception Pre-School, Peoria; Immaculate Conception Aspirant School and Novitiate, Peoria; St. Mary’s School, Metamora; St. Mary’s School, Canton; Sacred Heart School, Moline; Epiphany School, Normal; and Seton Catholic School, Moline.

Sister Ann Regina also ministered at St Joseph’s Home in Springfield as Administrator and in Resident Services. For the last 30 years Sister served in ministry to her Community as General Treasurer.

In addition to the Franciscan sisters with whom she shared her life, Sister Ann Regina is survived by her niece, Michelle (Doug) Dixon and nephew, Eric (Wendy) Magnuson. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia, who died as an infant and Eileen (Hughes) Magnuson.

Visitation will be held at Immaculate Conception Convent, 2408 West Heading Avenue, West Peoria on Thursday, July 29th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 7:00 p.m. Reverend Dagobert Kabendera will be the celebrant, with Reverend Martin Mwongyera as homilist.

Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, West Peoria on Friday, July 30.

Memorials may be made to the Retirement Fund, Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

29

Jul

4:00 PM 7/29/2021 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/29/2021 7:00:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Convent

2408 W Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

Immaculate Conception Convent
2408 W Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Thursday

29

Jul

7:00 PM 7/29/2021 7:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/29/2021 8:00:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Convent

2408 W Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

Immaculate Conception Convent
2408 W Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary Cemetery Final Resting Place

421 N. Sterling Ave
West Peoria, IL 61604

421 N. Sterling Ave West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception Retirement Fund

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