Mom passed away on May 6, 2022. Avis was born in Plaster Rock, N.B. on September 23, 1923.
She was the daughter of the late Sydney and Emily Fraser (McNight) of Tabusintac N.B.
Loving wife of Donald F. McCutchen who passed away on February 2, 2018 at the age of 95. She is survived by daughter Emily Joyce Frame (wife of the late Malcom Frame) of Sarnia, Ontario, and son Donald Lorne McCutchen and wife Marian of St. Albert, AB. She has 4 grandchildren, Calum, Kristy, Cara and Tawnie and 3 great-grandchildren, Aiden, Anica and Ashford.
Mom joined the C.W.A.C. in World War II where she served at the Base Post Office in Ottawa where the mail was looked after for the members of the Armed Forces and the prisoners of war in camps in Canada.
Mom worked at the T.E. Eaton company store in Chatham for many years. She was a member of St. Andrews United Church.
Mom was an engaging story teller, relating her time growing up in Tabusintac and her life as a C.W.A.C. during World War II. Also, she was accomplished at any kind of needle work, most especially quilting. Quilts were made for all her children, grandchildren and their spouses. She volunteered in quilting groups that sold or donated quilts to other community groups.
A private family service will be held and she will be interred at Maple Leaf Cemetery in Chatham alongside her loving husband Donald F. McCutchen.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation payable by cheque to the Chatham Kent Alliance Hospital Long Term Care or St. Andrews United Church in Chatham.
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