MIDDLEBURY — Shirley E. Hughes, 85, formerly of Bristol, died on Aug. 22, 2013, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury where she had been a resident for the past five years.
She was born in East Greenwich, R.I., the daughter of Jack and Adaline (Flowsby) Ericson.
After high school she went on to earn a degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, which she used throughouther life as an independent artist. Her family says she enjoyed her cats and spending time with her grandchildren and children.
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