John R. Hutchings


John R. Hutchings, 87, a retired employee for the former Narragansett Brewery, passed away March 17, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Hazel V. (Forsberg) Hutchings.

A son of the late John H. and Norma P. (Ayling) Hutchings. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Seabees.

John was the loving father of John R., Gary C., Richard K., Russel T. Hutchings, Jacueline E. Quigley, Donna R. Law, and Sandra Johnson. He was the brother of Fred Hutchings, Leonard Gage, Shirley Edmunds and the late Raymond Gage and Ruth Carlson. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. He was the grandfather of the late Barbara Ann Quigley.

His funeral service will be held Saturday, March 23, at 10 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave. Burial with military honors will be in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 p.m. Information and condolences, visit


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