Bernice Marilyn Hughes

December 3, 1928 - April 24, 2016
Bernice Marilyn Hughes


Bernice Marilyn Hughes born Dec. 3, 1928 in Newark, NJ passed peacefully on April 24, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.

Karen Jacobson, daughter, Alison Campbell, granddaughter, Melisa Jacobson, granddaughter, Jack Campbell, great-grandson, Nicholaus Clay, great-grandson, all of Wilmington, NC, Cynthia(daughter) and Michael Miller, Danielle (granddaughter) and Max (grandson) of New York, NY and Carol (niece) and Mike Allen, of Pt. Pleasant, NJ, and many friends at Liberty Commons Nursing Center are left to cherish her memory.

She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur E. Hughes, her son, Robert C. Hughes, and her sister, Sandra Corallo.

A scattering of her ashes will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Carolina Beach Fishing Pier, 1800 Carolina Beach Ave at 7pm. All friends are welcome.

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Wilmington Funeral &  Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403  910.791.9099.


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  • April 28, 2016
    Kelley Wheat-Rivers says:
    Bernice was such a wonderful, spicy woman. I'm grateful that I got to visit with her these last few years and, especially, these last couple of weeks. May you all know how deeply you are cared for. May you receive the love, comfort, and compassion you need. Blessings, Kelley, Liberty Chaplain

  • April 29, 2016
    Beth Grandel says:
    I'm so sorry for your loss. You were there for her when she needed you.

  • May 07, 2016
    Rhonda Cobb says:
    I wish for you peace and solitude during this difficult time and a strong faith that our Lord and Savior is by her side now. No more pain, no more hurt and surrounded in love ....your in my prayers.