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Collingwood, ON
L9Y 2N7
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Creemore, ON
L0M 1G0
Thomas Schutte
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Thomas
Schutte
1931 - 2018
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Obituary for Thomas Schutte

Thomas  Schutte
Thomas Holt Schutte born January 24, 1931, passed away peacefully in Collingwood surrounded by his loving family at Campbell House Hospice, on February 9, 2018. Leaving behind wife Ann nee Chisholm, daughters Heather Ann Callahan (George) and Brenda Holt Hardie (Peter), son Thomas Grattan Schutte (Maggie) and grandchildren Daryl, Alexander (Claudia), Graeme and Bryson and great grandchild Ryan (Meech).Predeceased by brother Paul. Off exploring new horizons, Tom arrived in Labrador where he accepted a job to prepare the area for the building of the railway to the huge iron ore deposit in Shefferville. Upon his return to Toronto Tom and Ann were married. For the first 43 years they lived in Toronto raising three children, making a happy home with Tom having a successful business career as Managing Director of Newage Canada. Over time Tom encouraged the family to ski and eventually they joined Alpine ski club. When Tom retired they moved to Collingwood. He now had all the time that retirement gave him to pursue his passions. Spending a day on the hills teaching his grandchildren how to ski was a huge thrill for him. He got involved in the men’s seniors downhill racing Fun & Glory group and loved hitting the slopes with his buddies.
For years a green ‘66 MGB had been on blocks in the garage. Now he had time to restore and enjoy his vintage car. He joined the Georgian Bay British Car Club and spent many days with Ann cruising with the roof down to many different locales and events. These last few summers Tom enjoyed creating beautiful flower and vegetable gardens at their house near the base of Blue Mountain. This passion continued when Tom and Ann moved to their most recent home closer to town. The family would like to sincerely thank the staff on the 2nd floor of Collingwood General Marine Hospital for their kindness and support. They were outstanding. Tom’s stay at the Campbell house Hospice, though short, was calming and very caring. Words can’t express our gratitude to them. Thank you.
A celebration of his life will be held at the Collingwood Curling Club at 12 p.m. on April 30, 2018. In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinson’s research http://www.parkinson.ca/getinvolved/waystogive/ or Track 3 https://www.track3.org/ or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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