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Ernest C. Hutchinson

1927 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Ernest C. Hutchinson Obituary

Commander Ernest "Ernie" C. Hutchinson, USCGR - retired, beloved husband of Dorothy "Peggy" (Clarke) Hutchinson passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 22st, 2014. He was born on March 14, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late Ernest Leroy and Jean (Houston) Hutchinson and was raised in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Ernie graduated from Lower Merion High School, Haverford College, served in the Merchant Marines during WWII, served in the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and Reserve, veteran of the Korean War, and founded the Hutchinson Financial Agency. He has received numerous declarations and awards, was a member of the Son's of the American Revolution and a past president of the Connecticut USCG Reserves. Ernie enjoyed an active life, including bridge, golfing, skiing, boating, going to the beach and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Ernie was an Eagle Scout and was very proud that both his sons and two of his grandsons are also Eagle Scouts. Besides his loving wife of nearly 61 years, he is survived by his son E. Jeffrey Hutchinson and his wife Karin of Ashaway, RI; his son Eric C. Hutchinson of Granby and his grandchildren Evan; Claire, Joey, Amy and Robert; a sister Nancy Hutchinson; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers David and Richard Hutchinson. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main Street, Route 4, Unionville, on Tuesday (Aug. 26) from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. A Prayer Service will be held in the Ahern Funeral Home on Wednesday (Aug. 27) at 9:00am followed by burial with full military honors at State Veterans' Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown. Memorial donations may be made to a . To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.ahernfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25, 2014
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