Francis P. Hughes, O.S.A.

1860 – 1883 (September 8)

Francis Patrick Hughes was born in Thompsonville, Enfield, Connecticut, on September 30, 1860, the son of James Hughes and Mary Dowling. He entered the novitiate at Villanova, PA, on December 8, 1880, and made his first profession of vows on December 8, 1881.

In April, 1883, he was permitted to go to his parents’ home to recover his health. He died there on September 8, 1883, at the age of 23, and was buried in his family’s plot in Old Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, Enfield.