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“Dear Jeannie and Family,You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Helen was a special person and lived life to the fullest. May she now rest in peace...Read More »
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Helen R. Hughes, also known as Ellen, of Somers, NY passed away peacefully on Monday, January 1, 2018 at the age of 94. She was born in Manhattan on May 13, 1923, the daughter of Charles E. Cooney Sr. and Helen McGuiness Cooney.

Helen is survived by her daughter, Jean Hughes of Somers, her sons, Francis T. Hughes Jr. (Millie) of Manorville, NY and Robert C. Hughes (Diane) of Dickson City, PA, her brother, Charles E. Cooney Jr. (Irene) of Montgomery, NY and her grandson, Cory Hughes (Melissa) as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis who died on September 5, 1988.

Visiting will be held on Thursday, January 4 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 5 at 10 am at St. Joseph's Church, Somers with interment to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association.