Virginia Beach – Joan Wynn Hughes died of natural causes on May 17, 2017 at the age of 81. Joan was born in Dublin, Ireland and immigrated with her husband Henry Adrian and two daughters to the United States. The Hughes family became citizens, settled in Richmond and added a son. Joan was a loving mother and grandmother, and an office manager for the family business. In 2001, she and her husband retired to Virginia Beach and moved in with their daughter Sandra. Joan took great comfort in her faith, enjoyed bingo, long walks at the beach, and a good dessert.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter Sandra, her daughter Karen and husband Tim Bruce, her son Michael and wife Susan and their sons Elijah and Reilly. Also, surviving are her siblings in Dublin including Evelyn McArdle, Thomas Wynn, Clive Wynn and wife Marlene, and Carol Wynn Dunne; and their families.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church in Virginia Beach.