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George "Mel" Chute

George "Mel" Chute

Born In: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: August 12th, 1943

Passed in: Port Maitland, Nova Scotia
Passed on: January 6th, 2016

CHUTE, George Melvin “Mel” – age 72, Port Maitland, Yarmouth Co., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at home. Born August 12, 1943 in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late George E. & Jane “Jennie” (Gaudet) Chute. Mel worked as a lobster fisherman for 25 years, after which he worked for Aberdeen Paving Ltd. for another 25 years. He was a member of the Acadian-Métis Souriquois Council, and was a former member of the Port Maitland Fire Department. He and his wife also enjoyed many years of league bowling. In his spare time, he loved fishing off of the wharf at Cape Saint Mary’s and he was a die-hard Blue Jays fan. He is survived by his loving daughters, Jeannie Outhouse, Yarmouth, and Christina (Paul) Blake, Port Maitland, as well as by grandchildren Deanna (Steven) Doucet, Port Maitland; Amanda Outhouse (Thomas Chenel), Yarmouth; Brittney Blake, Halifax; Kennedy Blake, Port Maitland and great grandchildren, Ethan, Korbin and Taylor Doucet, all of Port Maitland. He also leaves behind his best friend, Bill Crouse. Aside from his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife of 30 years, Edna P. (Churchill) Chute and a long-time friend, Patricia Crouse. Visitation took place from 2-4 and 7-9 Sunday at H. M. Huskilson’s Funeral Home, 29 Albert Street, Yarmouth, where the funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Monday, January 11, Rev. A. D. “Bill” Newell officiated. Interment followed in the Port Maitland-Beaver River Cemetery. Donations in Mel’s memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or to the Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation. You may sign the online guestbook or leave messages of condolence for the family by visiting www.huskilson.net

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