NORWALK, Conn. -- James Charles Hutchinson Jr., 59, of Norwalk, died Sunday, March 1.
Hutchinson was born in Stamford, the son of James C. and Doris (Taylor) Hutchinson Sr. and was raised in New Canaan. He and was the general manager at the Shore and Country Club. He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School Class of 1973 and Central Connecticut State College.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Norwalk Catholic Club and the Knights Templar. A longtime member of St. Matthew Parish, Hutchinson was an instructor, teaching a hospitality course at Norwalk Community College, as well as NRA classes. As a youth, he was a Mulkerin Irish dancer, having danced at Carnegie Hall and in Ireland.
In addition to his wife, Debbie, and his parents James and Doris, of Hudson, Fla., he is survived by his son James Charles Hutchinson III and daughter Courtney Lynn Hutchinson, all of Norwalk; sisters Sharon Louise (Mark) Halstead; Maureen Ann (Terry) Bundick and Tracey Lynn Hutchinson; brother Kevin John (Estella) Hutchinson and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Ave, Norwalk. Friends are requested to meet directly at the church with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to: The Shriners Children's Hospital, 855-401-4897, or the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 14 Pennsylvania Plaza, NY, NY 10122.
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