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Gene Robert Lutz

Gene Robert Lutz

Lutz, Gene Robert, 71, Truro, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 with his family and friends by his side. Born in Penticton, BC, on September 7, 1946, he was the son of Lorraine Hatch of BC and the late Robert Lutz. Gene was a truck driver for most of his life, then moved to Ontario where he worked for Purolator Hub in Toronto for 25 years, later retiring to Truro. In his younger years Gene was a stock-car driver, a member of the Trail, BC, Kinsmen Club, Trail BC Curling Club and the Truro Curling Club. Gene enjoyed bowling and watching all sports and working in his garden.
Beside his mother, Gene is survived by his wife Janice (Mills); daughters Katherine of BC, Janet Thompson (Mike) of Antigonish; son Robert Hiltz of Dartmouth; grandchildren Nicole, Holly, Samantha H. Samantha B, Tyler, Michael, William; several great-grandchildren; brother Brian (Janet); sister Fay (Ron); half-sister Leslie; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law Ruth (Paul), Wilma; brother-in-law Richard (Janet); also his furry babies Jasper of Truro, Joey of Cape Breton.
He was predeceased by a grandson Bradley Thompson.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. No visitation or funeral service by family request. Burial will take place at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Gene’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com


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