Tonawanda News


March 29, 2013

Andrew C. Hutchinson


Andrew C. Hutchinson, age 87, of North Tonawanda, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Niagara Hospice House in Lockport. Mr. Hutchinson was born on May 3, 1925 in DuBois, PA, son of the late Robert and Agnes Hutchinson. 
Mr. Hutchinson served in the United States Navy as a SEABEE during and after WWII. He also was in the Navel Reserves. Mr. Hutchinson retired from Spaulding Fibre after 30 plus years of service. He was a former 50-year resident of Christiana Street and a former resident of Clairbridge. Mr. Hutchinson's hobbies included hunting, fly fishing and fly tying.
Husband of the late Shirley (nee Gilliam) Hutchinson, who passed away in 1993; father of Andrea (Fred) Unrau, Marlene Pawlik, Barbara Hutchinson, Debra (Phillip) Carroll, Tammy Sommerfeldt and Andrew (Nicole) Hutchinson; brother of Margaret (Richard) Blauser and late Robert (late Jean) Hutchinson; also survived by nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call call on SATURDAY 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the WATTENGEL Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, where a brief prayer service will be held Saturday at 8 PM. Private burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice House.
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