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In order to respect Patricia’s last wishes, everything will be conducted in private.

It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Patricia Hughes, née Hamilton, of L’Orignal, Ontario, on Monday, February 5, 2024, at the age of 88. Loving wife of the late Gordon Smith Hughes. Daughter of the late Francis Hamilton and the late Jane Kirby. Dear mother of Alan (Kathryn Hiscock), Scott, Lee Anna (Hans Brucker) and Jennifer (Clarke Addison). Also survived by her sister Susan Nora Brown and two nephews, Jim and Stephen Kitchen.In order to respect Patricia’s last wishes, everything will be conducted in private.

The family wishes to express gratitude to the staff of Heritage Lodge Residence of Vankleek Hill and the Hawkesbury District General Hospital for their compassion and devoted care. We also wish to express a heartfelt thank you to Jody Turvey, our mother’s Personal Caregiver for the past several years, for her dedication and love.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Lamarre & Son Funeral Home, 453 St. Philippe Street, Alfred, Ontario, (613) 679-2802.

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    • Gord Smith Posted 2024-05-11 12:47 am

      Pat was my 2nd mom … I did not hesitate to tell my friends and family of that fact… I will miss her ……

    • Lisa Smith (Kirkland) Posted 2024-03-14 3:02 pm

      I would like to extend my deepest condolences to Allen, Scott, LeeAnna and Jen, as well as the extended family. Although it has been many years since I’ve seen Pat (or the family). I have nothing but fond memories, either at family gatherings or at work. My heart goes out to you all.

    • Marjolaine Tessier Posted 2024-02-21 2:34 pm

      My sympathies to the family.

    • Kevin, Steven, Kenda Carkner Posted 2024-02-15 10:07 pm

      Dear Hughes Family. Our deepest sympathies in the recent passing of your mother Pat. She was a special lady. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    • Bill & Jo Harden Posted 2024-02-15 8:56 pm

      Sincere condolences on the passing of Pat. We had the pleasure of knowing her for many years and always enjoyed her sunny disposition. Bill and Jo Harden

    • Cindy & Steve Assaly Posted 2024-02-15 8:39 pm

      We were very sorry to hear Pat had been ill. I remember her from the many years she worked with Kay at the store; always a sparkle in her eye and a cute sense of humour. To her family we send condolences.
      Cindy & Steve

    • Jeff Holtby Posted 2024-02-14 6:11 pm

      My sincere sympathies on the passing of your Mom. I will miss her smile and laughter.

    • Marlyn Mullin Charbonneau Posted 2024-02-13 8:43 pm

      My deepest sympathy to the Hugh’s family. I would often meet Pat at the grocery store, and we would catch up on everyone’s whereabouts. Up until a few years ago we would also meet on November 11th for the memorial service in Hawkesbury. Such a lovely person she will be missed by all. God bless.

    • Barbara Bain ( nee MacLeod) Posted 2024-02-13 4:55 pm

      Sincerest condolences to Pat’s four beautiful children, and families. It’s a very special thing that we got to see and say goodbye to sweet Pat. So many great memories of times spent with her. She will never be forgotten.

    • Ross MacLeod Posted 2024-02-13 4:17 pm

      My condolences to all Pat’s family. Ian visited Pat in the hospital and through the wonders of technology we all said goodbye to Pat (Ian, Barbie, Margo and me Ross.).
      Pat meant a lot to us

    • Kelly Doyle Posted 2024-02-13 9:12 am

      My sincere condolences to Allan, Scott, Lee Anna and Jen you were MY second family, my second home, my childhood. So many memories of a woman who always made me feel at home and made me love the endless homemade oatmeal RAISIN cookies. From Brownies and Girlguides to the day she helped me find my dream wedding dress, to “drinking endless jugs of freshie” by the pool, I miss my drop in’s on Front Road but am grateful for the memories. Love Kel

    • Helen Wyman and Family Posted 2024-02-11 6:24 pm

      Our deepest sympathy to Pat’s family. Sincerely, Helen Wyman

    • Lynne et Robert Leger Posted 2024-02-11 1:33 pm

      Nos plus sinceres condoleances a toute la famille et amis.

    • Elizabeth Kirby Higginson (Berlinguette ) and Family Posted 2024-02-11 1:25 pm

      Our Deepest Sympathies to the whole family.

    • Andrew Markle Posted 2024-02-11 3:58 am

      My sympathy to the family. I have great childhood memories of her. She was always a kind, caring and compassionate person. I enjoyed conversing with her during her daily walks. She will be missed.

    • Kim Arthurs Posted 2024-02-10 3:05 pm

      We were so sorry to hear of Pat’s passing.
      Our thoughts are with you all at this very sad time.
      Jean and Kim Arthurs

    • debra assaly Posted 2024-02-09 9:18 am

      Pat was a wonderful lady. We worked together at K & W Assaly’s. Pat was very helpful when fashion show time came, arranging all the jewelry, accessories and footwear. Kay depended on her and trusted her with many personal secrets. I was sorry to hear she was ill. She will be missed. Our deepest sympathies to the family. Corey and Debbie

    • Rowena Berg Posted 2024-02-08 6:00 pm

      My sincere condolences to the Hughes family in the loss of their dear mother, sister and aunt.
      Pat will be missed by all who knew her.

    • Darlene & Richard MacTavish Posted 2024-02-08 5:12 pm

      Our deepest sympathies!