Doris M. Hutchinson, 98
Doris was born Oct. 9, 1914, in Shrewsbury, at her home located at 539 Boston Turnpike, a daughter of the late Stephen J. and Maud (Newton) Weagle. She was a lifelong Shrewsbury resident. She graduated from the former Maj. Howard W. Beal High School, where she played basketball. She married Chester Hutchinson April 7, 1945.
She worked as a secretary for the town of Shrewsbury in its Sewer & Water Department for over 30 years before retiring in 1980.
Doris was an active member of the First Congregational Church and its Women’s Fellowship. She was active in various groups in the Church and was a member of the Shrewsbury Business Women’s Association. She enjoyed bowling, travelling, working in her yard and will be remembered as a wonderful friend and caregiver to numerous family and friends during their lifetimes.
Her husband, Chester, died Aug. 25, 1982. She is also predeceased by her brothers, Harold, Stanley, and Richard Weagle.
She leaves her son, Richard L. Hutchinson and his wife, Jeanne, of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey; her grandchildren, Pamela J. Hutchinson of Basking Ridge, New Jersey and Melissa A. Lannon and her husband, Kevin, of Sutton; two great-grandchildren, Amelia J. and Jocelyn K. Lannon; her siblings, Donald Weagle of Shrewsbury and Joyce Cheney of Worcester; and nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor and remember Doris’ life by gathering for calling hours Friday, jan. 18, from 4 to 7 p.m., in Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors ~ The Sumner House, 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury Center, and again Saturday, Jan. 19 in The First Congregational Church, 19 Church Rd., where her funeral service will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, honor Doris’ memory with a contribution to the Building Fund at First Congregational Church, 19 Church Rd., Shrewsbury, MA 01545.
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