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Robert Allen Hughes
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Birth: May 29, 1925
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 2012
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA

Robert Allen Hughes, 86, of Kingston NH, died peacefully on March 15, 2012, at the Colonial Poplin Nursing Home in Fremont NH, where he received wonderful care for the last four years from their kind staff. He was born on May 29, 1925, in Bradford MA, the son of the late Arthur O. and Evalena (Allen) Hughes. Robert grew up in Bradford MA and formerly resided in the town of Kingston NH from 1959-2000, before moving to League City TX for 8 years. He served in the United States Navy as a Gunner's Mate First Class from 1942-1946 during World War II and from 1950-1952 during the Korean War. He was formerly employed at The Stables in Bradford MA and at Hamel Leather in Haverhill MA before becoming owner and operator of Granite State Cabinet Co. in Kingston NH. He later opened Red Bell Antiques in Kingston in 1981 and ran the shop until he retired in 1999. Robert was also very active in the community. He served as a volunteer fireman, police officer, and animal control officer in the town of Kingston. He was also a member of the VFW Post 1088 in Kingston and Post 29 in Haverhill MA. A true "people person," he greatly enjoyed social events. He had a love of water and boating and also held a pilot's license.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Theresa C. (Rousseau) Hughes of Fremont NH; son Glenn Allen Hughes of Kingston NH; daughters Shelley Ann Demaine of Nottingham NH and Kimberly Ann Shaw of League City TX; granddaughters Carie Ann Pinheiro, Jessica Lynn McFadden, Brittany Nicole Demaine, and Kathryne Mary Rose Shaw; grandson Steven John Shaw, Jr.; great-grandchildren Trevor, Jacob, Tyler, Lylly, and Madison; brother David Hughes of Maine; sister Eleanor Magoon of Haverhill, MA; and several nieces and nephews.

(Brewitt Funeral Home)
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  Theresa C Rousseau Hughes (1927 - 2012)
Greenwood Cemetery
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
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Record added: Mar 30, 2012
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