Graham HUGHES

  • May. 12, 2014 7:00 a.m.

HUGHES, Graham Rhodes,1943 ~ 2014. Graham passed away peacefully on May 12, 2014 at the Bradley Care Centre in Chilliwack, BC, with his loving wife and children by his side. Born in Salford, England in 1943, Graham was the third of four boys. He married his wife Beris in 1965 and together they followed their dreams and immigrated to Vancouver, Canada in 1972. They quickly settled in Squamish, BC living and working there for 28 years, raising 3 children and making many good friends who became like family. Graham was a gifted carpenter and a very hard worker. Those skills led him to accomplish a lot in his lifetime. In 2000 Graham retired to Chilliwack and was able to enjoy his grandchildren, many vacations and good times with family despite fighting a devastating disease. He showed determination, good humor and great strength throughout his lengthy illness. Graham will be greatly missed by his caring wife of 49 years Beris, his two sons Stephen (Carrie) Hughes, Michael(Veronica) Hughes, his daughter Cindy (Duane) Wesa, and his grandchildren: Shawneen, Derek, Elizabeth, Hannah, Jared, Evan, Ethan, Maelle and Caitlin, brother Derek (Audrey) Hughes as well as many extended family who loved him. Graham’s family would like to thank the staff at the Bradley Centre who helped care for him over the past 5 years. A celebration of life will be held on Friday May 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Henderson’s Funeral Home in Chilliwack. No flowers by request please, but any donations made to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC in Grahams name would be appreciated. Online condolences can be made at: www.hendersonsfunerals.com

Henderson’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements. 604-792-1344

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