Margaret J. Hutchins, 93, of Middlebury


MIDDLEBURY — Margaret J. Hutchins, 93, of Middlebury, Vt., passed peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on May 27, 2024. She was born on Feb. 11, 1931, to Milford and Mary Duclo in Rutland, Vt. She married the love of her life, Robert Hutchins, on Sept. 24, 1949, in Pittsford, Vt.

Margaret was a stay-at-home mom with her four daughters until they were in school. She worked at MUHS cafeteria as a cook and for several years worked for M&M Taxi service . She was a member of the Middlebury Eastern Star organization and of the Champlain Valley Fiddlers. She loved dancing, music and playing cards. She also enjoyed attending Elderly Services in Middlebury.

She was predeceased by her parents; her loving Husband, Robert; sisters Shirley, Joyce and Mary; her parents-in-law, Robert and Marion Hutchins; and brothers-in-law Larry and Ronald Hutchins. She is survived by her loving daughters, Joan (Jeff) Forbes, Martha (Barry) Forbes, Joyce (Larry) Sunderland, and Becky (Bruce) Hutchins; her dear brother Wiley (Agnus) Duclo; sister Barbara Knight; her sisters-in-law Hilda Tourge and Janette Hutchins; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Addison County Home Health & Hospice, especially her nurses Laura and Stephanie, for the exceptional care they provided to her and all of our family; and to Elderly Services for providing her much enjoyment for many years.

A celebration of her life will be held on June 2, at 1:30 p.m., at the VFW in Middlebury. All are welcome to come and share stories and memories of Margaret. A private burial will take place at a later date.

Donations in her memory can be made to Addison County Home Health & Hospice P.O Box 754 Middlebury VT 05753 Or Elderly Services P.O Box 581 Middlebury, VT 05753.◊


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