Barbara Jean Hughes, 68, of Naples, FL passed away June 4, 2018. She had been a resident of Naples the past 13 years after moving from Toms River, NJ. She graduated from the University of Charleston , where she earned a Bachelors Degree in Education. She taught Physical Education and Health in the Toms River Public School System, retiring after 34 years of service. Barbara was a Toms River Hall of Fame Field Hockey Coach, winning several State Championships. She is survived by her brother, Doug Hughes and his wife Susan Suriani, her niece Taylor Kearns, her nephew Brandon Hughes, and numerous lifelong friends. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 22 from 5pm to 7pm at Fuller Funeral Home located at 4735 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34112. A funeral mass will be held Saturday, June 23 at 12pm at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church located at 625 111th Ave N., Naples, FL 34108. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Naples Chapter of the Salvation Army or to the Harry Chapin Food Bank.
Harry Chapin Food Bank
3760 Fowler Street, Fort Myers FL 33901
The Salvation Army-Naples Chapter
PO Box 8209, Naples FL 34101