Andrew L. Hughes

Andrew L. Hughes 58, of Cranston died unexpectedly at Kent County Memorial Hospital on June 14, 2014. Andrew was the son of the late Michael Joseph and Shirley (Adams) Hughes. He leaves behind his three children: Heather, Aaron, and Graham Hughes all of Warwick. He also leaves behind long-time partner Cathleen Charest Watson and her daughter Paige Watson, as well as former spouse Sharon Randall. Andy was the brother of Daniel Hughes of Cranston and Marc Hughes of Vermont. He was predeceased by his brother John "Jackie" Hughes. He was the grandfather of Austin Hughes and Kayleigh Desjarlais of Warwick. Andy attended Pilgrim High School and was an employee at Kent County Memorial Hospital for 20 years. He enjoyed watching TV, listening to music, bird and wildlife watching and visiting his favorite places: Beavertail, Middlebridge and Pawtuxet Village.
A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held on June 24th, 2014 from 6:00-8:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Anyone wishing to honor Andrew's life with a poem, prayer or eulogy will be invited to speak at 7:00pm.

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John Brennan - 06/17/2014

I'm very sorry for your loss. I am a cousin from the Dwyer/Hughes side of the family. My mom is Kathy (Dwyer) Brennan. I didn't know your dad well, but I saw the reaction of the family when they found out he passed. He was loved by family and friends. I'm very sorry for your loss. He is missed...Stay strong, and just know he is in a better place now...He will take great pride in watching you live your lives, and wish you to live them to the fullest...There will be a big family reunion in heaven eventually, and he will be right there to guide us to the correct family picnic area...I wish all of you well in your time of sorrow...Keep him in your hearts, remember the good times, and remember...The Legacy he leaves is the great family he leaves to carry on...I wish you all the best....We will all see him again...God Bless...

kathleen kennedy - 06/18/2014

I'm so sorry for your loss. Many prayers.

Joe. Roma & Lisa-Marie Criscuolo - 06/18/2014

Heather, We are so sorry for your loss. Sending our love and prayers to you during this difficult time.

Joanne Adamo - 06/19/2014

Aaron, Anna and family,
Jon and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. Losing a parent so suddenly is so hard. Remembering the good times,happy memories and spending time with your family will help get you through this tough time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Ed and Carol (Hughes) Gronostalski - 06/21/2014

I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Cousin Andy as a very sweet and happy person. Our thoughts and prayers to the family at this difficult time.

Robert "Rocky" Larocque - 06/23/2014

I had the great pleasure of working with Andy at Kent Hospital back in the 90's. Great guy! Miss his laugh! Always thinking of all of you. Sharon, Heather, Graham and Aaron. We had good times together back then! God Bless all of you and sorry for the great loss of life! :(

Susan Hinkle - 07/09/2014

We are so sorry the loss of our cousin Andy. May the immediate family find peace. I know it is very hard. God Bless. I jus think he is with Jackie & his dad, uncle Joe.

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