150x173-4363618Walter E. Hutchinson, 80, of Auburn died Sunday, June 26, 2016 in Beaumont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Worcester surrounded by his loving family.

He leaves his loving wife of 46 years, Karin A. (Laplante) Hutchinson; two sons, Walter E. Hutchinson, III and his wife, Wendy of South Windsor, CT and Christopher H. Hutchinson and his wife, Laura of Euclid, Ohio; a grandson, Connor Hutchinson; also survived by several nieces and nephews including Gayle and Jack Armstrong and their family of West Boylston.

Walter was born in Waltham, son of the late Walter E. Hutchinson, Sr., and Lillian (Lemke) Hutchinson. He attended Worcester Boys Trade School.

Walter had worked as a heat treater at L. Hardy Company in Worcester for over 30 years before he retired in 2000.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Walter’s family on Thursday June 30 2016 from 5-7 pm in the BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central St, Auburn. A prayer service celebrating Walter’s life will follow at 7 pm. Memorial donations can be made to National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Avenue #2, Norwood, MA 02062.