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Queen’s remembers Hilda Thompson

The Queen’s community mourning the passing of Hilda Thompson, an information services technician with Queen’s University Library, who died on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

In her 65th year, Hilda passed away peacefully at Providence Care Hospital, surrounded by loving family. Hilda began as a library technician in 1998 and spent the last several years working at Bracken Health Sciences Library. She was a dedicated employee and was a joy to work with. Her unwavering kindness and compassion will be fondly remembered by all who knew her.

Hilda will be sadly missed by husband Gavin Hutchison, brother Wayne (Sue), nieces and nephew Erin (Russel) Jones, Sarah and Adam (Shandel Dyck), aunt Marjorie, stepdaughters and son Sarah (Leon Miklos) Hutchison, Diana (Scott) Steadman and David (Tristan Smith) Hutchison and great-nephews Oliver, Grayson, and Haze. She was predeceased by her parents Blake and Adel and loving aunts and uncles.

The visitation for family and friends is Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the James Reid Funeral Home, 1900 John Counter Blvd. The funeral will be held Thursday, Dec. 13 at 11:30 am in the chapel.

Flags on campus will be lowered on Thursday in memory of Hilda.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society, Inverary United Church or Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides would be appreciated by the family.

A memorial is also available online.