Tiffani Danielle Hughes, 30, of Orange, passed away Tuesday, April 19, in New Orleans.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 25, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo. Interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, May 31, 1985, she was the daughter of William R. “Bill” Hughes, Jr. and Michelle Hughes. Tiffani was a self-employed artist. She attended St. Mary Catholic School and graduated with honors in 2003 from West Orange-Stark High School. In her high school years, Tiffani was an honor graduate and excelled in choir, drama, softball and soccer, as well as UIL literary competitions. Tiffani had a passion for theater and participated in many Orange Community Player productions. She loved being a first born child of her large family. Her brothers lovingly called her their oldest partner in crime. Tiffani graduated from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Oh. and was always hungry for knowledge. She was an avid reader and an accomplished writer, artist and musician.
Tiffani touched many lives with her kindness, compassion, humility and witty sense of humor. She had an amazing smile and had a sparkle in her beautiful brown eyes.
Tiffani is survived by her husband, Patrick Dennison; parents, Michelle Hughes and Bill and Anna Hughes; grandparents, Martha Hughes and Paul and Shelia Vaughan; brothers, Jake Hughes, Michael Chalambaga, Delis Chalambaga, Will Hughes, John Hughes, Nathan Hughes and Kolbe Hughes; and sister, Jessica Hughes. Tiffani dearly loved all of her aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Honoring Tiffani as pallbearers will be her brothers. Honorary pallbearers will be Blake Clingaman and Kolbe Hughes.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary School Foundation at 2600 Bob Hall Rd. Orange, TX 77630 or to NEDAwalk.org.