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Evelyn Hughes

STANFORDVILLE — Evelyn Hughes, 85, passed away on July 4, 2011, at Sharon Health Care Center.

She was born in Yonkers, N.Y., on Nov. 21, 1925, the daughter of the late Catherine and Charles Cavagnaro.

On July 13, 1947, she married Jack Hughes in Yonkers. Jack and Evelyn moved to Stanfordville in 1962. He predeceased her on March 2, 2007.

Mrs. Hughes was a homemaker and worked at the Carousel during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

She is survived by her son, John Hughes and his wife, Gail, of Stanfordville; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her two brothers, Steve Cavagnaro and Lewis Cavagnaro.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, July 9, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 64 Hunns Lake Road in Bangall, the Rev. Bill Mayhew officiating. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Peck and Peck Funeral Home in Pine Plains.To sign the online register, go to peckandpeck.net.