US Navy


Herbert Calvin Hutchinson Jr.

April 2, 1936 ~ March 10, 2019 (age 82)

Herbert Calvin Hutchinson Jr., 82, of Manchester, beloved husband of Joan (Lutz) Hutchinson, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019. He was born in Manchester on April 2, 1936 to the late Herbert Sr. and Jane (Bausola) Hutchinson.

Calvin grew up in Bolton and was a graduate of Manchester High School, Class of 1954. After completing high school, he joined the Navy and served aboard a submarine in the Silent Service. Calvin was a hard worker and enjoyed working as a carpenter with his dad building houses in the Manchester and Glastonbury area.  He later worked as a Building Inspector for the town of Bolton and Manchester. He was always working on old equipment and had a love for animals including his dogs. In his spare-time he loved playing the piano.

In addition to his wife Joan, Calvin is survived by his sons Calvin Hutchinson and his wife Karen of Manchester and Curtis Hutchinson and his wife Debbie of Chaplin. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Nancy Hutchinson.

A time of visitation will be held at Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home, 400 Main St., Manchester, on March 16, 2019 from 12-2 p.m. with a service to begin at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family in East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Calvin’s name may be made to Tara Farm Rescue, 670 Babcock Hill Rd., Coventry. To leave a message of condolence for his family, please visit

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