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Frances Anne Hughes

May 25, 2021


Rensselaer - Frances Anne Hughes, 71, of Renwyck Apartments passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Albany Medical Center.

Frances was a lifelong resident of the City of Rensselaer and graduated from Van Rensselaer High School in 1967.

She owned and operated  Aunt Franny’s Saloon in Rensselaer for many years and then was employed at St. Peter’s Hospital.  She enjoyed day trips to the Hudson Valley area, stopping at estate and garage sales, and walking on the Poughkeepsie Walking bridge.

She was the daughter of Francesco and Catherine (Fitzgerald) Cardamone.

Her husband James F. Hughes died in 2003.

She is survived by her daughter Michelle (Ralph) Rataul of New Zealand and her son Thomas J. Cardamone of Rensselaer; her treasured  grandson Nicolas Cardamone; her  brother Thomas F. Cardamone (Patricia) of Wynantskill; nephews Nicholas & Michael Cardamone; the Westcott Family as well as many other cousins.

Frances had many devoted friends. The family would like to give a special thanks to her beloved cousin Colleen, her friend Kelley Leonard and to her “sister”  Mary Eisinger for their unwavering love and support over the years.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30am am Thursday, June 3 at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Avenue, Colonie. A committal service will follow at 12:30pm at  Saratoga National Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held from 4:00pm to 7:00pm Wednesday, June 2 at the funeral home.

The family would like to request in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to Stride Adaptive Sports or Stride Wounded Warriors, 4482 NY-150, West Sand Lake, NY 12196.

To send flowers to Frances' family, please visit our floral store.


June 2, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cannon Funeral Home
2020 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205

Funeral Service
June 3, 2021

10:30 AM
Cannon Funeral Home
2020 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205

June 3, 2021

12:30 PM
Saratoga National Cemetery

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