PassagesGERMANY – Rev. Charles Hugh Germany of Maplewood, N.J., died July 13, 2014.
Charles was born in Otis, Colo., on Nov. 14, 1922. He held degrees from Oklahoma City University, Drew Theological Seminary, and Columbia University. While studying at OCU, he pastored at Marshall and Harrah.
He married Julia Lee Hancock in 1946. They were in missionary service in Japan from 1947 to 1963.
In 1965, the couple moved to New Jersey, and Rev. Dr. Hughes joined the World Division staff of the General Board of Global Ministries. He retired as deputy general secretary in 1989.
Among survivors are his wife, Julia; children Stephen, Susan, and Lisa; seven grandchildren and two-great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be Aug. 16 at Winchester Gardens in Maplewood. Memorials to: UMCOR or Winchester Gardens Resident Association Scholarship Fund.