Elizabeth (Bettie) Jane Hutchings passed away on September 7, 2020 after a hard and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, surrounded with love and dignity and the caring of her partner Dale Morse, as well as her beloved family and friends. She is survived by her two children, Meghan Hutchings Rith,of Northbridge and Ian Hutchings, of Montgomery, VT, as well as her two step-children, Carrie Morse, of Salem and Lee Morse, of Westborough. She is also survived by her 3 grand children: Zoey, Zahra and Logan. Elizabeth was predeceased by her parents Marjorie Shaw and Richard Marshall, of Northbridge, MA, her sister Helene Caplette, of Charlton, MA and her brother Kendall Postma, of Oxford, MA.
Elizabeth spent most of her life residing in her hometown of Northbridge and took great pride in raising her children in the community she cherished so dearly. A retired secretary for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, Bettie was a lover of family and life, who took great joy in the happiness and comfort of others she cared about. She loved art and interior design, music and style, but will mainly be remembered for her perennially infectious smile and sassy wit, which she shared whenever she could.
Calling Hours are Wednesday, September 16, from 5-7PM. Masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be in place. Funeral Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in Elizabeth's name to the Jewish Healthcare Center, Hospice Fund, 646 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA 01609
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