Chute, Gladys Irene of Caressant Care Home, St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, June 29th, 2013, at her late residence, in her 96th year. Dearly loved mother of Carl Chute (late Pauline) and Jim “Skip” Chute (Carol Mae) , all of St. Thomas. Predeceased by 4 brothers Arthur, Earl, Willard and Murry Finch and a sister Dorothy Finch. Sadly missed by several grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Gladys was born in Aylmer, Ontario on July 20th, 1917, the daughter of the late Azel and Ella May (Brown) Finch. She was retired from the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital where she worked as a lab assistant. Gladys was a long time member of Centre Street Baptist Church. She also was a member of the 37 Club, the St. Thomas Seniors Centre and volunteered a number of years at the St. Thomas Public Library.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Visitation on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Private interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation or charity of choice.