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Elizabeth A. Chute
PAWTUCKET - Elizabeth A. "Betty" Chute, 90, died Tuesday August 16, 2011. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Michael M. Chute and Anna M. (Walsh) Chute.
Ms. Chute graduated from Boston College Law School in 1955. She taught school for several years in California before taking a position as a Professor of Law and Political Science at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, MA, where she was named Professor Emeritus. After retiring, she moved back to Pawtucket where she was active in many organi-zations. She is a former member of the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the Blackstone Valley Retired Teachers' Association and a founding member of the Pawtucket Education Foundation. For many years, Ms. Chute was active in the Pawtucket Senior High School Class of 1939 Reunion Committee. She eventually spent several of her retirement years in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Ms. Chute was the sister of the late Genevieve Sylvester and the late James and Thomas Chute. She leaves several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Monday August 22, 2011 in the Avery-Storti Funeral Home, 88 Columbia St., Wakefield from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Blessed Pope John II Church (formerly St. Leo the Great Church) 697 Central Ave., Pawtucket, R.I. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket, RI. For guest book and condolences, averystortifuneralhome.com.