Margaret M. (Matthews) Hughes


Margaret M. (Matthews) Hughes, age 88, of Edgehill Road, Warwick, died on May 13, 2012 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence. She was the wife of the late Albert Hughes.

Born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Dr. W.E. Matthews and Eva (Waters) Matthews, she lived in Warwick since 1945. She was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. Mrs. Hughes was employed for 28 years by Fleet Bank, retiring as a credit investigator in January 1985. She was a member of Spring Green Memorial Church in Warwick.

She is survived by family in New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Chicago; and her caretaker and family friend, Ronald H. Nobrega of Greenville.

A committal service was held on Wednesday, May 16, in the Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, 301 South County Tr., Exeter.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904. Arrangements by Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, Warwick.


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