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Charles Burton 'Burt' Machattie

MacHATTIE, Charles Burton ‘Burt’ Charles Burton ‘Burt’ MacHattie, 86, Truro, passed away on October 4, 2019 at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born July 6, 1933 in West Side Loch Katrine, NS, he was a son of the late George William and Alma Lorana (Sweet) MacHattie. Burt was employed for 38 years with The Royal Bank of Canada serving in various branches in Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec. After retiring in 1989, Burt built a beautiful home on a hill overlooking his birthplace where he and his wife Alice lived until they moved to Truro in 2003. Burt enjoyed his hobby of fixing things for family and his many church communities. During his banking years, Burt served various positions in the Lions Club, 100 Club, Curling Club, Rotary Club, C.N.I.B., Industrial Commission, Hospital Board. He is survived by his wife, Alice, of 64 years; sons, David (Teresa Speelman), Middleton, NS and Ian (Brenda Leenders), Truro, NS; daughter-in-law, Marlene MacHattie Amherstview, ON; sisters-in-law, Eunice Fizzard and Katherine MacHattie; brother-in-law, David Fizzard; grandson, Jeremy MacHattie and granddaughters, Juli, Nicole, Jenn, Myra, Josee, April and Megan; great grandsons, Garritt, Maverick and Landyn; great-granddaughters, Margot and Elsie, and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his dear son, Allen; sisters, Bertha Matheson and Louise Williams; brothers, Roland, Stubbert and Sandy; sisters-in-law, Leona MacHattie, Jessie MacHattie, Grace Rose, Beatrice Andrews, Frances Ramsey and Shirley Bradshaw, and brothers-in-law, Murray Williams, Gordon Matheson, Mel Rose, Ralph Andrews, Lawrence Ramsey, David Bradshaw and Walter Ramsey. The family will receive friends in the Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8 where a funeral service will also be held on Wednesday, October 9 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Keith Hagerman officiating. Reception will follow. Interment will be held on Thursday, October 10 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Stewiacke East at 2 p.m. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Diabetes Canada, Colchester East Hants Health Centre Foundation or First United Church Fund. Live webcasting of the service with begin at 1:58 p.m. (Atlantic Time) and is available along with online condolences at www.ColchesterCommunity.com

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