CHUTE, James R.
James R. "Jimmy" Chute, 71, of Newington, CT died Sunday, (October 27, 2013) at Hartford Hospital. Jimmy was born in New Britain, CT and was the son of the late William and Ann (Stepp) Chute. He served the City of New Britain honorably as a Police Officer for thirty-six years. Jimmy was a member of St. Andrew Church, lifetime member of the Amber Club, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Fraternal Order of Police and the Police Association of Connecticut. Jimmy is survived by his beloved wife, Marilyn (Thibodeau) Lennehan of Newington, CT, his three sons, James Chute, Jr. and his wife Michelle, Michael Chute and his wife Jennifer, all of Palm City, FL and Billy Lennehan and his wife Michelle of Berlin, CT, his four daughters, Deborah Arbucci and her husband Niel of Marlborough, CT, Ann Marie Konopka of New Britain, CT, Kim Longo and her husband Richie, Tracy Cooney and her husband Kyle, his brother, Gary Chute and his wife Laura all of Berlin, CT, his sister, Marion Malachowski of New Britain, CT, his fifteen grandchildren, Michael, Deanna, Joseph, Shauna, Tyler, Chase, Nina, Jordan, B.J., Brianna, Chelsea, Haley, Emily, Jenna and Aiden, his great grandson, Kaysen and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jimmy was predeceased by his brother, William Chute and sister, Ruth Thibeault.
Funeral rites with full police honors will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. with the procession departing at 9 a.m. from the Paul A. Shaker / Farmingdale Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Avenue, New Britain, CT followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew Church, 396 Church Street, New Britain, CT. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker / Farmingdale Funeral Home, Friday from 4-8 p.m. Directions to funeral home: I-84 East or West - Exit 37 (Fienemann Road) right off exit - one mile down on right. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in James Chute's name may be made to: COPD Foundation, 2937 Southwest 27th Avenue, Suite 302, Miami, FL 33133. To extend condolences to the Chute family or to share a memory of Jimmy, please visit our website @ shakerfuneralhome.com