Peter Don­ald Hughes

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Peter Don­ald Hughes, 64, of Ch­e­sa­peake City, MD, passed away on May 10, 2016.

He was born May 31, 1951 in New Lon­don, CT. Peter grad­u­ated from Johns Hop­kins Univer­sity and re­ceived a Mas­ter’s de­gree in Fish­eries Bi­ol­ogy from the Univer­sity of Mas­sachusetts. He worked the last 37 years for DPL/PEPCO.

Pete loved cook­ing gourmet meals for his fam­ily, boat­ing, and spend­ing time at his fam­ily sum­mer home on Martha’s Vine­yard. He was a life­long NY Gi­ants and Yan­kees fan and en­joyed watch­ing all sports, es­pe­cially NASCAR and lacrosse.

Peter is sur­vived by his lov­ing wife of over 42 years, Robin (Howard) Hughes; sons, Jeremy A. Hughes of Ne­wark, DE, Adam R. Hughes (Leigh Ann) of Mid­dle­town, DE; his fa­ther, Roger F. Hughes of Gro­ton, CT; and his brother, Al­lyn F. Hughes of Webb, AL. He was also the much beloved “Gramp” to his grand­chil­dren, El­iz­a­beth, Jenna, Kylie, Cather­ine and Joshua.

He was pre­ceded in death by his mother, Janet Hughes.

A ser­vice will be held in Peter’s honor at 11 a.m. Satur­day, May 21 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 318 Ge­orge St., Ch­e­sa­peake City, MD 21915, where fam­ily and friends may visit be­gin­ning at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flow­ers, me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made payable to the Amer­i­can Heart As­so­ci­a­tion and sent in care of the funeral home.

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R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A.

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