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Murphy Funeral Homes

4510 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA

OBITUARY

Elena Raffaella Hughes

February 18, 1926September 3, 2019

Elena Raffaella Stalimene Hughes

On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, Elena Stalimene Hughes passed away at the age of 93 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Elena was born in Naples, Italy to Giovanni and Assunta Stalimene on February 18, 1926. She was married to the late Edward Leo Hughes in Naples at the end of World War II. She was a noted artist and had lived all over the world complementing her husband’s career in the government. They moved to Arlington, Virginia in the early1970’s. She is survived by her 6 children, 10 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, September 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 9, 2019
  • Graveside Service Monday, September 9, 2019

Memories

Elena Raffaella Hughes

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Kim Rains

September 6, 2019

Patricia,

Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your mother. May fond and cherished memories of your mother live on with you and your family forever.

Sincerely,
K. Rains

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY