- Gregory Wallace Hughes passed away peacefully March 30, 2017, at Eastern Maine Medical Center following a short illness. Gregory was born May 21, 1948, in Presque Isle, Maine, the son of Wallace and Louise Hughes.
He is survived by his twin sister, Gretchen Smith and husband, Thurlow, of Augusta; a sister, Connie Zagorianakos and husband, Nicholas, of Lincoln; son, Paul Hughes and his wife, Jennifer; and two grandchildren of Fall City, WA; nieces, nephews and cousins. Many thanks to his caregiver Wendy Walker for her years of service to Greg.
Greg served two tours of combat duty in Vietnam, receiving promotion to sergeant, also one tour of duty in Korea and a Commendation Medal and Bronze Star for heroism as part of airborne division. He was an avid model builder and spent many years building dioramas and paying kindnesses to others.
A graveside service will be held at a later date at South Side Cemetery, Mapleton, ME, with military honors. Condolences may be expressed at www.clayfuneralhome.com.
Published on  April 4, 2017