William P. Hughes

William P. Hughes, 57, of Viola Avenue, passed away Saturday June 25, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was the husband of Donna M. (O’Brien) Hughes to whom he celebrated his 40th anniversary on June 18, 2016. Born in Providence he was a son of the late William J. and Rita V. (Allard) Hughes. William was a plumber for Roto Rooter. He was an avid fisherman and  loved spending time with his family and friends.  Besides his wife he leaves two sons, Christopher Hughes and his wife Jillien of Barrington and Nicholas Hughes of Pawtucket, three grandsons, Parker, Hunter and Brayden Hughes, two sisters, Marguerite Phelps and Cynthia Brown and several nieces and nephews. He was the son in law of James and Dolores O’Brien. He was the brother of the late Stephen Hughes.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00 AM in Saint Brendan’s Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside. Burial will be private. Calling hours Friday 5-8 in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to, Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry and Day Shelter, 55 Turner Avenue, Riverside, RI 02915.