Florence Irma Hutchinson
Florence Irma Hutchinson, aged 96 years of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan passed away on Sunday, October 13th, 2019. Florence was predeceased by her husband, Russell; and daughter-in-law, Linda. Florence is survived by her two sons and their families: Wayne (Sandra) and their daughter Delee (Dean), great-grandchildren Drew, Dane and Dacie, and daughter, Corinne (James); Terry (Georgia) and his children Vaughn (Amanda), great-grandchildren Brynn and Levi, as well as daughter Chantal and great-grandchildren, Ava, Abbey, and Ainsley. Florence was the only child of Herbert and Bertha Hibbard of Buttress, Saskatchewan. She was raised on the farm in the Archive district and attended both Red Lake and Newberry Schools. Florence met her husband Russ and was married November 1st, 1946. Florence and Russ lived in Moose Jaw and farmed in the Archive district. Florence worked as a dental assistant/receptionist for both Dr. Miller and Dr. Bernard in Moose Jaw, and as a Sales Clerk at Reitmans. She enjoyed a variety of crafts and ceramics, many of which she gave as gifts to the children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed bowling and participated for many years in the Moose Jaw Bowling League. Florence was a very caring and loving mother and grandmother and spent many hours engaged in activities with the grandchildren, to which all have very fond memories. Florence spent her later years at Chez Nous, Extendicare, and Providence Place. She was very appreciative of her care team at Extendicare and the care team at Providence Place that cared for Florence in her last days with her family. The family would like to thank all the staff involved that continued to improve her quality of life. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 15th, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home with Pastor Walter Engel officiating. Urn placing will take place at Prairie Memorial Columbarium. Flowers are gratefully declined. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Florence’s name may be made to the Providence Place Foundation Inc, 100 – 2nd Ave NE, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 1B8. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. James Murdock, Funeral Director 306-693-4550.