Horace E. Hughes
COLDBROOK - Horace E. Hughes, 71, of Coldbrook, died Thursday in Blanchard Fraser Memorial Hospital, Kentville.
Born in Fox River, Cumberland County, he was a son of the late Robert and Bessie (Graham) Hughes.
He was a well-known merchant who owned and operated Hughes' Grocery in Canning, Kings County, until moving to Coldbrook in 1963. He was a member of the Canadian Order of Foresters, and of Hiawatha Lodge 57, IOOF, Kentville.
He is survived by his wife, the former Edna Hayes; a daughter, Carol (Mrs. Earl Hurlburt), Quispamsis, N.B.; a son, Lorne, Calgary, Alta., and six grandchildren.
He was predeceased by six brothers and a sister.
The body is in W. C. Hiltz Funeral Home, Kentville, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Rev. Vincent Rushton officiating, with burial in Elm Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Canning United Church Memorial Fund or any charity.
(Chronicle Herald Friday November 20, 1981, page 33)