Wilbur W. Hutchinson

Wilbur Wesley Hutchinson, of Lawrenceville, died at his home Thursday after a long illness. He was born at Deckertown (now Sussex) N.J., April 2, 1863, son of Gosper Carr and Sarah Vandermark Hutchinson. He removed with them to Lawrenceville when he was nine and had resided there since.

He married on Sept. 1, 1886, Emma Frances Losey, daughter of Hon. and Mrs. George T. Losey. Mrs. Hutchinson died November 6, 1926. To them were born three children, Ida, wife of Allen G. Price, of Penn Yan, who died Jan. 27, 1933; Dorothy F. Hutchinson, a teacher in Mansfield Teachers’ College, and George Losey Hutchinson of Allegany, N.Y. Mr. Hutchinson is also survived by two brothers, Arthur Carr Hutchinson, of Elmira, and Weller Vandermark Hutchinson, of Hebo, Ore., and by one grandchild, Richard eorge [sic] Hutchinson, of Allegany, N.Y., also by a brother-in-law, Isaac C. LoGsey [sic], of Elmira, and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Cora Losey VanNorman, of Lawrenceville.

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Mourning Friends Pay Last Respects

Remains of Gosper C. Hutchinson, Who Died in Elmira, Laid at Rest Yesterday Afternoon

Lawrenceville, Pa., Jan. 18.—The remains of Gosper C. Hutchinson were brought here from Elmira Monday morning and the funeral was held at the home of his son, W.W. Hutchinson at 2 o’clock and was largely attended, the I.O.O.F. Lodge, of which he was a charter member, attended in a body. His pastor, the Rev. Guy B. Galligher of Hedding M.E. Church in Elmira, delivered an excellent discourse. The Rev. Montague A. Shipman, pastor of Lawrenceville Methodist Episcopal Church, offered prayers and assisted at the grave. Mrs. Peter Sutphen, soloist, of Hedding Church, Elmira, sang two beautiful selections.

The pall bearers were: Messrs. A.T. Porter, J.N. Hill, Henry Stowell, Willard Middaugh, Charles Seelye, Jerome Shellman. The I.O.O.F. ritual service was used at the grave. The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful. Continue reading “Mourning Friends Pay Last Respects”