top banner

Obituary Listings

Richard "Dick" J. Hughes

November 29, 1930 May 30, 2019
Richard "Dick"  J.  Hughes
There are condolences waiting approval on Richard "Dick" 's Tribute wall
Obituary for Richard "Dick" J. Hughes

Richard “Dick” J. Hughes – Age 88, beloved husband of the late Marilyn J. (Price) Hughes died peacefully at his home surrounded by family and friends.
He was born in Cambridge, November 29, 1930 the son of the late John H. and Winifred (Maber) Hughes, and lived in Billerica for most of his life.
Mr. Hughes and his father started Hughes Lumber Company in N. Billerica in April of 1950. He entered the military in 1952 and proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Upon returning from the military he continued to operate the lumber yard until 2015.
For many years, Mr. Hughes was an active supporter of Billerica Youth Hockey having purchased their first uniforms, and was one of the oldest supporters of the Billerica Little League. He was a former member of the Billerica Knights of Columbus. One of Mr. Hughes greatest joys was spending time with his family at his lake home in Moultonborough, NH and was an avid boater on the lake.
The family would like to thank Valerie Fuchu, Jenny Marte, Laura Diaz and Kesia Castillo for the love and care of their father over of the past few years.
He is survived by his daughter, Sandra Hughes-Cripps of Dracut and her boyfriend, Steven Lavoie of Merrimack, NH; His sons, John Hughes of Billerica and Richard Hughes II of Tyngsborough; His grandson, Mitchell Cripps of Dracut, and his sister Carol DeBenedictis and her husband Larry of Billerica. He was the brother of the late Dorothy Harvie and Barbara DeMarco.
HUGHES – Of Billerica, May 30, Richard “Dick” J. Hughes, Funeral Monday from the SWEENEY MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 66 Concord Rd., Billerica at 9:30 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Andrew Church, Talbot Ave., N. Billerica at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours will held Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Billerica Community Pantry, 70 Concord Rd., Billerica, MA 01821.


Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

2

Jun

2:00 PM 6/2/2019 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 6/2/2019 5:00:00 PM
Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home

66 Concord Road
Billerica, MA 01821

Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home
66 Concord Road Billerica 01821 MA
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

3

Jun

10:30 AM 6/3/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Andrew Church

45 Talbot Ave.
N. Billerica , MA 01862

St. Andrew Church
45 Talbot Ave. N. Billerica 01862 MA
United States

Burial

Monday

3

Jun

11:30 AM 6/3/2019 11:30:00 AM
Fox Hill Cemetery

130 Andover Rd.
Billerica, MA 01821

Fox Hill Cemetery
130 Andover Rd. Billerica 01821 MA
United States
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...