By CBS3 Staff

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — A funeral mass was held Monday for beloved Lower Merion High School Principal Sean Hughes. The funeral was held at Saint Eleanor’s in Collegeville.

Hughes spent 14 years as the principal at Lower Merion.

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He died in a car crash in Winslow Township, New Jersey earlier this month while driving his son to a soccer match.

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Hughes’ son survived the crash.

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Family and friends paid their respects Sunday night at a public viewing at Saint Eleanor Catholic Church in Collegeville, Montgomery County.