Mary C. Hughes

Date of Passing:

August 27, 2014

Hughes, Mary, C., (Meleo), 90, of Shady Lane, Riverside, died peacefully on August 27, 2014 surrounded by her loving friends and family. She was the wife of the late Andrew Hughes Jr.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Nicholas and Theresa (Almagno) Meleo, she lived in Riverside for the past 50 years.

Mrs. Hughes was an office manager for the Rhode Island District Nursing Association for 22 years before retiring in 1964. She also was the co-owner of the former Hughes Liquors, Providence from 1964-1973.

Mary was a communicant of St. Brendan Church. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and reading.

She is survived by two step-daughters, Joy E. Syverson of Lake Zurich, IL and Andrea E. Kivisto of Foster; a sister, Gloria Cappelli and her husband Anthony of Providence and several nephews and a niece. She was the sister of the late Anthony Meleo.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday August 30, 2014 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 7:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in North Burial Ground Cemetery, Providence.

Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Mary’s memory to The Rhode Island Community Food Bank, 200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI, 02907 would be deeply appreciated.

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