Obituary of Elaine C. Mutch
South Hadley - Elaine C. (Duval) Mutch, 80, passed away Nov. 16, 2020 at Baystate Medical Center. She was born on November 22, 1939 in Holyoke, MA to Alcide and Florina (Blain) Duval. Elaine was raised in the Fairview section in Chicopee and moved to South Hadley in 1959 when she married her husband, William D. Mutch. She worked at Fleet Bank in Holyoke as a special accounts manager for 8 years. Elaine enjoyed camping, traveling and going to Country music concerts. She was also great at hosting impromptu events. She will be deeply missed by her daughter, Debra L. Shippee and her husband William of Springfield, a son William Dean Mutch of Northampton and her longtime companion, Vincent Jackson of S. Hadley. She also leaves her siblings, Marie Rose Kreutzer (Greg) of NC, Jerry Duval (Teresa) of TX, five grandchildren, Alaina, Eric, Hannah, Matthiew and Sarah and one great-grandchild Emmet. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, William D. Mutch, her brother, Donald Duval and his wife Marilyn and her sister, Theresa Forget. A Graveside service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Village Cemetery in South Hadley. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the South Hadley Council on Aging.