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Celebrating the life of

Bonnie Gutzler Hutchinson

Passed away on August 01, 2019

Bonnie Gutzler Hutchinson

Bonnie Sue Hutchinson, 75, died on August 1, 2019, peacefully after a long battle with cancer. She died, surrounded by family and friends. Bonnie was the wife of Thomas Koffolt.

Bonnie was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on January 16, 1944. She graduated from James Madison University in 1966. She had a very full life, having lived in Texas, Washington State, Nebraska, Florida and making Savannah, Georgia her final home in 1995.

Bonnie retired from the St. Joseph’s/Candler Health Care System, after working as a Diabetes Educator for 20 years. One of Bonnies favorite things to do was to attend Sunday Services in the Chapel at St. Joseph Hospital, which is where she worked for many happy years. Following her retirement, Bonnie volunteered at Hardeeville Elementary in Jasper County, South Carolina. “Miss Bonnie” touched the lives and hearts of many children.

Bonnie is survived by her husband, Thomas Koffolt. Bonnie will also be greatly missed by her siblings Sherry Williams, of Cape Cod, Massachusetts; Gail Holland, of Indian Land, South Carolina; Michael Gutzler, of Tampa, Florida; and Merry Kopelove, of Evergreen, Colorado.  She is also survived by Tom’s daughters, Kim Koffolt, of St. Paul, Minnesota; and Kari  McDonough, of Mansfield, Massachusetts. Bonnie was known as the BEST AUNT by all her nieces and nephews who loved her dearly!! Flo and Beau her “cat children” were there to love and protect her to the end of her life.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on August 7th at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Memorial Chapel.

The Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am on August 8th at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, on Middleground Road, Savannah, Georgia.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

The family is requesting donations to The American Cancer Society and to The Love Volunteers, Skidaway Island Methodist Church.

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We are so very sorry for your loss. She is at peace from that monster disease. We pray that God holds you all in the palm of his hands and covers the pain with his very loving and strong hands. He will lead you through this time and show you the beauty on the other side of your pain. We love you all very much. God bless

- Eddie, Jennie and Chante Roach, Milton, Florida


Aunt Sherry, Uncle Bill and family, my deepest sympathy to you. I am praying for y’all and miss you! Love you!

- Bobbie Kasko, New Braunfels, TX


Aunt Sherry and Uncle Bill, Dena, Wendy. And family. I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you in this tuff time.! Love Penny

- Penny HIGGINS-James, Shavertown , Pa


to the family of bonnie my heart is so heavy right now for bonnie was one of the nicest people i ever met as a co-worker in the dietary dept an as my diabetes educator. i am truly going to miss her.R.I.P.my friend

- carolyn&john newton, savannah, ga


A candle has been lit!

- Jennie , Flo


We are so very sorry for your loss. She is at peace from that monster disease. We pray that God holds you all in the palm of his hands and covers the pain with his very loving and strong hands. He will lead you through this time and show you the beauty on the other side of your pain. We love you all very much. God bless

- Eddie, Jennie and Chante Roach, Milton, Florida


Aunt Sherry, Uncle Bill and family, my deepest sympathy to you. I am praying for y’all and miss you! Love you!

- Bobbie Kasko, New Braunfels, TX


Aunt Sherry and Uncle Bill, Dena, Wendy. And family. I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you in this tuff time.! Love Penny

- Penny HIGGINS-James, Shavertown , Pa


A candle has been lit!

- carolyn newton , Georg


to the family of bonnie my heart is so heavy right now for bonnie was one of the nicest people i ever met as a co-worker in the dietary dept an as my diabetes educator. i am truly going to miss her.R.I.P.my friend

- carolyn&john newton, savannah, ga


A candle has been lit!

- Debbie Coolidge , Georg


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200