HUTCHINGS, Harry Freeman
July 17, 1926 – December 28, 2011
It is with sincere sympathy we announce the passing of Harry Freeman Hutchings on December 28, 2011 at the age of 85 years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Margaret, daughter Karen, daughter-in-law Linda, grandchildren Tracy (Eamonn), Brian, Michael, Marlee and Sherri. One brother Alex (Wendy) of Ontario, 2 sisters Lillian(Harold) and Violet of Newfoundland and many nieces and nephews throughout Canada.
He is predeceased by his son David, brother Ralph, sister-in-law Eleanor and sister Joyce (Clayton).
Harry was well known in St. Albert and throughout the province, having owned and operated Hutchings Shoes for 27 years. He was much involved with the St. Albert Breakfast Lions Club, Chamber of Commerce, Tourist Association and several other volunteer organizations. He was Citizen of the Year for St. Albert and Business of the Year for St. Albert and the Province of Alberta.
Celebration of Life service to take place on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 9 Muir Drive, St. Albert at 11:00 am. Special thanks to the staff at Capital Care Lynwood in Edmonton for the compassionate care shown to Harry during his stay. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories, 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alta. T5H 4K1 or online.