She is survived by her five sons, Michael and his wife, Gail, of Salem, Ore., James and his wife, Constance, of Haverhill, Paul and his fiancee, Sharon Woodward, of Berwick, Maine, John and his wife, Karin, of Newton, N.H., and Richard and his wife, Cathy, of Waterville, Vt.; her three daughters, Catherine and her husband, Gerald Hill, of Groveland, Mass., Mary and her husband, Kevin Nicklas, of Merrimac, Mass., and Dorothy and her husband, Shawn Hayden, of Stowe, Vt.; also fifteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; her sisters, Catherine Cook and Frances Dobson of New Windsor, N.Y., and Dorothy Blonde of Wallkill, N.Y.; and several beloved nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Sunday, September 15, 2013, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Route 121A, Plaistow. Her funeral will be held on Monday at 9 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Angels Church of St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, Plaistow. Burial will follow in Holy Angels Cemetery. The family requests that donations in Mrs. Hughes' name be made to Williams Syndrome Association, 570 Kirts Blvd., Suite 223, Troy, MI 48084, or to the charity of the donor’s choice. To send a message of condolence to the family or to find directions to our home, please visit www.brooksidechapelfh.com.