HUTCHINSON, Ewart Munroe - Born in Trinidad, West Indies and passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, Ontario on Monday, April 15, 2019 at the age of 87.
Loving husband of Glenda (nee Pantin) for 64 years.
Devoted father of Darren Hutchinson (Amy Hayden), Charmaine Marks, Krista McLean (Robert), and Bradley Hutchinson (Heather Dent).
Proud grandfather of Lauren Fitzpatrick, Kaylin McLean-van der Ploeg (Stefan), Brayden McLean, Mikayla Marks, Jacob Marks, Kira Hutchinson, Cali Hutchinson, Hunter Hutchinson, Jaxson Hutchinson, Cooper Hutchinson and Grace Hutchinson, and great-grandfather of Peyton van der Ploeg, McKinley van der Ploeg, Gabriel Burge, and Everly van der Ploeg.
Dear brother of the late Audrey Thompson (late Mack), late Allan Hutchinson (Peggy), late Kathleen Gordon, Maureen Millar (Eric), late Desmond Hutchinson (Angeline), Aileen Pollonais (Phillip), Trevor Hutchinson (Ann Marie), Doreen Hutchinson, Angus Hutchinson, Mark Hutchinson, late Keith Hutchinson, and late Colleen Samlalsingh (Kirk). Ewart will also be sadly missed by Michael Marks and Patricia Flanigan, many nieces and nephews and other extended family. Best friend of the late Dr. Desmond Braithwaite.
Ewart was a brilliant mind, free spirit and lover of all sports. He was an avid golfer, and appreciated a competitive game of draft or hearts amongst friends and family. Ewart also enjoyed his hobby of handicapping horse races.
He was very passionate about his grandkids' activities, and was often found in the stands or on the sidelines cheering them on.
Special thank you to the doctors, nurse and staff in the ICU Stroke Unit and 2B at Brantford General Hospital and Joseph Brant Hospital Palliative Care Team for the excellent care provided. The family also wishes to extend thanks to Dr. Harpal Singh and the staff of the North Burlington Medical Center for their many years of care and kindness.
As per Ewart’s wishes, private cremation has taken place. Interment will be held at a later date for immediately family at Burlington Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted with Smith's funeral homes, Burlington.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ewart to the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation, the Heart & Stroke Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.