Eleanor V. Hutchinson

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Douglass Funeral Home
87 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA

Eleanor V. Hutchinson passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at the age of 91.

Born in 1927 in Worcester, MA, to Frederick and Frances (Maglione) Riley, Eleanor attended Commerce High School. She worked as an executive secretary at General Electric in Worcester, and later was secretary to the president of Amherst College.

Eleanor was a wonderful baker. Family members loved her cakes and pies and remember her taking requests for their birthday cakes. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially on vacations, during holidays, and while celebrating milestones.

She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, William Hutchinson, PhD; brother, James Riley; and sister, Eileen Riley. Eleanor is survived by her son, Bill (Michelle); daughter, Ellen Feld (Michael); grandchildren, Will Hutchinson, Sarah Hutchinson, Holly Feld, and Nicholas Feld; two great grandchildren; sister, Virginia Conlin; brother, Francis Riley; and many members of her extended family.

Calling hours will be Monday, Dec. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Douglass Funeral Service, Amherst. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Redeemer Church, Hadley. Burial will follow in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Hadley.

Memorial register at www.douglassfuneral.com
Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Dec. 2, 2018
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