Obituary: Robert A. Hutt, age 87

Robert A. Hutt, age 87 of Southborough, died at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family on September 22, 2015. Born in Newton to the late James A. and Mary (Kilmain) Hutt, he is survived by his wife of 50 years, Nancy (Brown) Hutt; his daughter, Cheryl Hutt and her husband John Monterisi of Brookline; his son, Matthew Hutt of Southborough; a sister, Mary Briggs of Kennebunk, Maine; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Joan Beranek.

Robert grew up in Wellesley and was a resident of Southborough for the last 40 years. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the US Navy at the end of World War II. He was a Seaman, First Class and stationed in Hawaii where he was attached to the 116th Naval Construction Battalion which was sent to Japan. Robert was awarded World War II Victory and Asiatic Pacific Theatre Medals. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 25 and worked at P.I.E. and Pilot Freight Carriers for 25 years. After retirement from the Teamsters he was a courtesy driver for Foreign Motors West until the age of 80. 

Robert was a 17 year lung cancer survivor. He enjoyed traveling, US history, and following the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at the Brigham and Women’s hospital who provided excellent care to Robert for the past 12 years.

Relatives and friends are welcome to visit with the Hutt Family in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, from 5 – 8PM on Sunday, September 27th.

His Funeral Mass and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

(Obituary via John Everett & Sons Funeral Home)

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