Anthony (Tony) Hughes, 82, died September 14, 2021. Born and raised in Augusta, Georgia, but was a resident of Haycock Township for more than 50 years. Tony was a singer/songwriter, some of whose work has moved into the folk tradition and is widely sung. “The Little Blue Top” was used as the theme song for the PBS broadcast of the 1972 Philadelphia Folk Festival, recorded when Tony performed it in the Saturday night concert that year. He performed in numerous venues with his wife Lynn, including some of the Quakertown Alive! events, the Ship Inn (Milford NJ), and Patrick’s Irish pub. He was also a teacher who taught science at the Miquon School in Conshohocken for 47 years. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, his brother, and two sisters. There will be no services. Arrangement are by the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc., (www.crstrunk.com) Quakertown, PA.
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