Dorothy Ruth Ballard Hughes, 94, of Union, NJ,
formerly of Cranford, died peacefully at her residence
on Tuesday January 23, 2018. Born in Wisconsin
December 9, 1923, To the late: Alan G. Ballard Sr.
and Irma Weiben Ballard.
Dorothy was retired from the Bell Telephone Company,
where she was a telephone information operator
for over 25 years. She was also a member of the
First Presbyterian Church of Cranford, where she
sang in the church choir for many years.
She was preceded in death by her daughter:
Melanie K. Hughes Graff, her grandson: James A. Graff,
and her late brother: Alan Ballard Jr.
Dorothy is survived by her son: William M. Hughes,
her daughter: Laura Ann Hughes, (Her Companion Daniel)
and her grandson: Sean Graff.
A graveside service at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield
NJ, is being planned. Arrangements by:
Gray Funeral Home, Cranford. NJ.