Carolyn Camenisch Hughes

Published 7:43 am Monday, July 18, 2022

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Carolyn Camenisch Hughes, long time resident of Newport News, Virginia, passed away at her home in Norfolk on June 18, 2022. Carolyn was born in Stanford, Kentucky on June 6,1946, daughter of the late Dorothy and Bernard Camenisch. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, John W. Hughes, her son Jeffrey B. Hughes and her sister, Susan C. Eriksson.
Carolyn served her community as librarian in Portsmouth and Newport News libraries and as an active member of civic, neighborhood, and political organizations as well as her church.
A Memorial Service in Stanford is being planned for the fall.
Those who wish to memorialize Carolyn might direct their gifts to AAUW (American Assn of University Women) at 1310 L St, NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005, designated for Fund #2504 or This fund provides scholarships for college women to attend an annual leadership conference.

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