Obituary of Rebecca Ann Hughes
Rebecca A. “Becky” Hughes, 61, of Silver Creek, NY passed away unexpectedly on Monday morning,
July 31, 2023 at ECMC in Buffalo, NY.
She was born at Brooks Memorial Hospital on October 27, 1961 in Dunkirk, NY the daughter of John and
Maryann (nee Tytka) Olszewski.
Becky graduated from Silver Creek High School in 1979. She continued her education by taking sales
courses from Dale Carnegie, the State University of NY at Buffalo, Jamestown Business College, and
Jamestown Community College.
Becky was a compassionate and friendly individual easily making new friends. This helped make her
successful as a human resource specialist, sales representative, and the owner-operator of Gardener’s
Flowers & Gifts for several years. She ended her employment years as an advertising representative for
the Dunkirk Observer due to declining health. Her memberships included the Sheridan United
Methodist Church and the Forestville, NY, Order of the Eastern Star.
Becky is survived by her cherished parents, John and Maryann (nee Tytka) Olszewski of Silver Creek,
NY; her beloved daughter, Katrina M. Hughes of Dunkirk; a sister, Lynne (Steven) Schmitt of
Fredonia; a brother, Dr. John Olszewski III of Cincinnati, OH; an uncle James (Sue) Tytka of Silver Creek.
She is also survived by dozens of cousins scattered throughout the United States.
As per Becky’s wishes, there will be no public visitation.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, Sept. 18th at the
Sheridan United Methodist Church located at 2679 Main Rd. (Rt. 20), Sheridan, NY 14135.
The family suggests memorial contributions in Becky’s memory be made to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY.
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