The Reverend Anthony Julius Jutt, formerly of Housatonic died July 17, 2014 at Mary's Meadow. He was born in Westfield MA on November 17, 1926 the son of the late Konstanty and Beatrice Morris Jutt. Father Jutt was educated in Westfield Schools graduated from Westfield High School class of 1944. He attended St. Charles Minor Seminary in Cantonville, MD graduating in 1945, and then went on to the Seminary Philosophy and Grand Seminary in Montreal, Canada, from 1945 to 1951. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 16, 1951 in St. Michaels Cathedral in Springfield by Most Reverend Christopher J. Weldon D.D. Bishop of Springfield. Father Jutt served as a Knights of Columbus Chaplin in Hawley from June-August of 1951 while being a curate at St. Jerome, Holyoke. He then served at St. Joseph, Shelburne Falls; Holy Trinity and Blessed Sacrament, Greenfield; Immaculate Conception, West Springfield; St. Brigid, Amherst. He was appointed pastor of Corpus Christi, Housatonic on September 26, 1972 where he served until his retirement on December 30, 2006. In 1992, he was given the additional pastorship of All Saints in Housatonic. His thirty-four-year pastorate devotion and dedication to the parish will long be remembered. Father Jutt is survived by one sister, Anne M. Jutt of Westfield MA and his longtime secretary and housekeeper Nancy O'Grady. Father Jutt was predeceased by three brothers, Reverend John Jutt, his twin Reverend Julius Jutt and Joseph Jutt, two sisters, Nelle Jutt and Mary B. Jutt and sister-in-law Helen Jutt.
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Funeral services for Reverend Anthony J. Jutt who died July 17, will be held on Tuesday July 22, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish Corpus Christi Church. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Westfield at 2:00 PM. Friends will be received on Monday July 21 from 4-7 PM at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish Corpus Christi Church in Housatonic. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Father Jutt's memory may be made to the Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish Corpus Christi Church Building Fund in care of the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com
Special thanks to all of Father's caregivers and especially the staff at Mary's Meadow that made his stay so pleasant.
Birches-Roy Funeral Home
33 South St Great Barrington, MA 01230
Published in The Recorder on July 19, 2014