Obituary: Nicholina F. Hughes

Hughes was a member of the Salem community, a Red Cross volunteer and Girl Scouts member.

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  • Deceased's name: Nicholina F. Hughes
  • Age: 90
  • Date: 08/11/2012
  • Hometown: Salem

Nicholina F. Hughes, beloved wife of the late Charles J. Hughes (with whom she shared 70 years of marriage) passed peacefully at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, surrounded by her family.

Nicholina was active in the Salem Community.  She was a member of the League of Women Voters, a board member of the “Women’s Friends Society”, a 35 year Red Cross Volunteer and had worked over 20 years with the Girl Scouts Organization.

She leaves her daughter Karen (Hughes) and her husband John Drislane; her granddaughters Jessica Drislane, and Samantha Drislane and her husband Kevin Markowski; and the great joys of her life, her great grandchildren, Arden and Gavin Markowski.

Her funeral will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 8:15 AM from the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St. (cor of North St) Salem to be followed by a funeral Mass at 9:00 AM in St. Anne Church, 292 Jefferson Ave, Salem.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.  Visiting hours will be on Wednesday from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Funeral Home.  Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory can be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, c/o Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102 Danvers, MA 01923.  For online guest book or additional information, please call 978 744 0497 or visit www.MurphyFuneralHome.com.


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