Colleen (Kidd) Hutchinson of Alliston, formerly of Caledon East and Bolton passed away peacefully at the family cottage in Port Severn on Friday, August 30, 2019 following a courageous battle with cancer.
Colleen was born on March 13, 1934 in Orangeville. She grew up on the family orchard in Inglewood.
Colleen married the love of her life, Bill Hutchinson, in 1955. Colleen and Bill built their first home on the 2nd Line of Albion and later planted apple trees to begin Albion Orchards where they raised their three children: Stephanie, Lisa, and Bill. They spent more than 32 years running Albion Orchards, before retiring to Bolton, then Alliston.
Colleen was an active member of the community. She was a dedicated, loving mother and grandmother to each of her children and grandchildren. She was a regal matriarch. Colleen loved being with family, summers at the cottage, traveling, curling, knitting, gardening, charitable works, and the company of friends. She will be remembered for her kindness, patience, generosity, grace, and work ethic.
Colleen was the beloved wife of Bill Hutchinson, devoted mother of Stephanie, Lisa (Roger), and Bill (Jasna) and Rock Star grandmother of Christopher, Bradie, Kate (Mike), Thomas, Adam (Felicia), Claire, and Sarah. She was the dear sister of Mary (Jim) Setterfield, Bill (Ruth), and Pete (Marilyn) Kidd.
The family will receive their friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) on Tuesday, September 3 from 12 o’clock until time of funeral service in the chapel at one o’clock.
Following a reception at the funeral home interment will take place in Providence Cemetery, Innis Lake Road, Caledon.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to CAMH Gifts of Light, 100 Stokes Street, 5th Floor, Toronto M6J 1H4 CAMH: Gifts of Light or Southlake Regional Health Centre, Department of Neurology, 102- 581 Davis Drive, Newmarket L3Y 2P6 (www.southlakefoundation.ca).
Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com