2008-03-13 / Obituaries

Laurie Thayer, 92

Laurie (Hutchinson) Thayer, 92, of St. Elizabeth Way, died Friday at St. Elizabeth Home, East Greenwich. She was the wife of the late William D. Laurie, Jr.

Born in Chicago, Ill., a daughter of the late B. Edwin and Helen M. (Monks) Hutchinson, she had formerly lived in Gross Pointe, Michigan, Wickford, and Jamestown.

She was a member of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Jamestown and Christ Church in Grosse Point Farms, Michigan and the Colonial Dames. She was a member of the Jamestown Historical Society, the Conanicut Yacht Club, the Jamestown Garden Club and the Republican National Committee.

She was a graduate of Westover School and Alumnae of Smith College.

She was the loving mother of Duncan I.T. Laurie and his wife Kim of Jamestown, David H. Laurie and his wife Petra of Wickford; the sister of Richard Hutchinson and his wife Ann of Jamestown, the sister-in-law of Nancy Hutchinson and the beloved grandmother of six. She was the sister of the late John Hutchinson.

Her funeral and burial will be private.

Arrangements were made by the Cranston-Murphy Funeral Home of Wickford.

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