May 4, 1935 - January 10, 2018
Hampton Falls – Sheila Thompson Hughes, 82, of Hampton Falls, died peacefully on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Exeter Hospital. She was born in Portland, ME on May 4, 1935 a daughter of the late Alfred Swinburne Sr. and Charlotte (Googins) Swinburne. Raised in Scarborough, ME, she graduated from Scarborough High School with the Class of 1953 and went on to attend and graduate from Boston University in 1956. Living with her daughter Jill, she called Hampton Falls home for the past 20 years. Sheila first worked as a bookkeeper before transitioning into the banking industry, ultimately discovering her true passion as an antique dealer. She started her own antique business selling at various locations throughout the seacoast, most recently at Antiques of Edgerly Farms in Hampton Falls. She was an avid reader who enjoyed gardening and playing the piano, but her greatest joy was spending time with family. She will be remembered for her keen sense of humor, even up to her final days and will truly be missed by all who knew her. Family members include her children, Mark Thompson and his wife Traci of Hampton Falls, Brian Thompson and his wife Leslie of Amherst, ME and Jill Thompson-Stetz and her husband Barry Stetz of Hampton Falls; grandchildren, Matthew, Megan, Andrew, Carolyn, James, Janet, Sheila, Hunter, Cameron and Madison; 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her siblings, Alfred Swinburne Jr. and Eva Leona Larrabee. Visiting hours will be held from 4-7 PM on Monday, January 15, 2018 in the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton. Services will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in the First Congregational Church of Hampton, 127 Winnacunnet Road, Hampton. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Veterans organizations of your choice or the New Hampshire SPCA, PO Box 196, Stratham, NH 03885.
Hampton Falls – Sheila Thompson Hughes, 82, of Hampton Falls, died peacefully on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Exeter Hospital. She was born in Portland, ME on May 4, 1935 a daughter of the late Alfred Swinburne Sr. and Charlotte (Googins)... View Obituary & Service Information
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