NANCY CAROLINE HUTCHINGS, 97. Beloved wife of Wallace K. Collum,died peacefully at home on Oct. 11, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Bryn Mawr, PA. to Thomas Henry Hutchings and Reba Dowdell Hutchings. Prior to her move to Osprey in 1978, she was a resident of Wayne, PA. and a member of the Central Baptist Church there. She was pre-deceased by her ex-husband, Warren E. Lentz, her brother, Henry James Hutchings, and her sister-in-law, Kathrine Muir Hutchings. Survivors include her husband, Wallace K. Collum, her daughter, Shelley L. Wheeler and son-in-law, Stanley L. Wheeler, two grandsons, Chris Garos of Brooklyn, NY (wife Katie Albert) and Isaac S. Wheeler of New York City, nieces Patricia Hutchings of Philadelphia and Carolyn Nan Hutchings of Maui. Services will be private. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL. 34238.
Published in Philadelphia Inquirer & Philadelphia Daily News on October 14, 2012