Peggy Hughes

Obituary of Peggy Hughes


ILION -Peggy Ann Hughes, age 85, of 80 East North Street in Ilion, passed away on Wednesday January 17, 2018 at Faxton – St. Luke’s Healthcare in the town of New Hartford, NY.


Peggy Ann will be sadly missed by her daughter and son-in-law, Deb and Robert Snell of Ilion, her grandchildren, Timothy and Matthew, her brother and sister-in-law, William Shipengrover and his wife Judy of Buffalo and several nieces and nephews. She also had many friends where she lived at the Prindle Apartments and enjoyed playing cards with them there. She was predeceased by her granddaughter Jennifer Snell and her great-grandson, Dylon (Farouche) Snell. She loved the casino, and her grandchildren always held a special place in her heart. For many years she was the owner and operator of Peg’s Pantry Restaurant in Ilion. She was born, raised and educated in Herkimer and was also preceded in death by her parents, John and Florence (Claussen) Shipengrover.


Arrangements have been privately established with The Enea & Ciaccia Family Funeral Home at 4309 Acme Road in Ilion, NY, (town of Frankfort). Her interment will be in the family plot in the Spring of 2018 at Armory Hill Cemetery, Ilion, NY. The family has made all plans with Funeral Directors Harry & Kevin Enea and Martin L. Ciaccia (315) 894-8000.