Maj. Robert HUTCHEON

Maj. Robert HUTCHEON

(retired) CD, B. Ed

(Aug. 30, 1923 – Jan. 24, 2011)

Bob passed away peacefully early January 24, 2011 at the Chilliwack General Hospital.

Left to mourn are his wife of 58 years Faye, and five daughters: Kathleen Drever (Kevin), Susan Hutcheon (Al Ens), Jean Hutcheon (John Hopkins), Heather Eaton (Pat), Roberta Anne McFee (Malcolm); grandchildren: Kendra, Kyle, Rebecca, Nicholas, Claire, Michael, Daniel, Keith, Allison; and great-grandson, Corbin Robert. He was predeceased by his parents Esther and James, brothers Gardy and Ian, and sister Jean.

Bob served in the RCAF as a bomber pilot in WWII. After the war, he went to the University of Alberta where he earned his B. Ed. He rejoined the RCAF in 1951 as an Education Officer and retired in 1978. Bob and Faye then retired to Chilliwack where they actively pursued their many interests including a lifelong passion for golf and continuing education.

A Prayer Service was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Chilliwack on Thursday

evening at 7:00 PM and the Funeral service on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 1:00 PM. Reception to follow in the church hall.

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