Virginia's Story

WATERTOWN, CONN. AND HARTLAND - Virginia Hughes, 90, died September 6, 2015. She was born March 27, 1925, in Merrill a daughter of Coral and Helen (Slater) Hewins.

Virginia graduated from Hartland Academy and Beals Business College in Bangor. She worked as a secretary at Baxter's Canning Factory. After marrying Harold Hughes they moved to CT, where she became an executive secretary and department head with Sherwood Medical in Waterbury, CT. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Watertown, CT.

She is survived by her son, Michael and his wife, Diane of Harvard, MA; 2 daughters, Cheryl Humiston of Southington, CT, Patricia and husband, Craig Humiston of Morris, CT; a brother, Rodney and wife, Beverly Chute of Bowdoin; a sister, Camilla Nutter of St. Albans; 4 grandchildren, Daniel, Justin and wife, Missy, Travis and wife, Shannon, Jessica Humiston and her fiancé, John Younker; 4 great-grandchildren, Lyrical, Andre, Ostin and Johnny.

Funeral services will be held at 4 P. M. Saturday, September 12th, at the St. Albans Union Church with Pastor Leonard Reiss officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Hartland. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Memorial donations may be made to the Wolcott View Manor Child Care Center, 50 Beach Road, Wolcott, CT 06716. Those who wish may leave written condolences at
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