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Henry Arnold Hatt


Henry Arnold Hatt
It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Henry Arnold Hatt, husband of the late Helen (Craig) Hatt on Monday, May 4th 2020 at Lincourt Manor, St Stephen N.B. . Henry a lifelong resident of L’Etang was born March 11, 1928 to the late Samuel & Ida Mae (Leavitt) Hatt the 18th of 19 children. As the last surviving member of his immediate family he was predeceased by 9 brothers and 9 sisters.

Henry was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle to hundreds. He is survived by three daughters Linda (Bob) Justason of Pennfield N.B., Cathy (Steve) Howes of Covington Kentucky and Carol (Sterling) Harris of St. George N.B., six grandchildren Evan (Victoria) Justason, Tracy (Scott) Underwood, Adam (Betsy) Howes, Matthew (Christina) Howes, Stephanie Howes & Eden Harris. Eight great grandchildren Alex & Leah Underwood, Max & Magnus Justason, Caroline, Maggie, Evelyn & Henry Howes. Henry loved all of his family dearly. He is also survived by his special niece and neighbour Glenna (Harold) Ross.

Henry joined the reserve army and was prepared to go overseas when the war ended. As a boy Henry worked on the family homestead, in the woods and for Connors Bros. Ltd. At the age of 18 he became employed at St. George Pulp & Paper he worked many jobs at the mill, obtained his Industrial Electrician License and became the mill manager. He retired in 1997 with 52 years of service. Henry was a jack of all trades and was always wiring or repairing things for others. He was always willing to lend a helping hand.

Henry was a faithful member of the St George Baptist Church and a long time brother at St George, Masonic Lodge # 12. He was an avid woodsman, hunter, fisherman and loved to be on the salt water. He loved to go on drives and never missed a shopping trip. A well loved citizen of the St George area he spent countless hours at the St George Mall on his special bench.

The family would like to thank Eva Firlotte and other support workers from Kindred Care for their hours of loving care to Henry. Also to the staff at Lincourt Manor who provided excellent care in his final weeks.

In Henry’s memory donations can be made to Charlotte County Cancer or St George Food Bank, two charities dear to Henry’s heart or to the charity of donor’s choice.

Arrangements are in the care of St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. An open air funeral service for Henry will be held on Friday, May 15 at 2:00 pm at the Magaguadavic Place, 10 J.O. Spinney Drive, St. George NB with Rev. Jason Hooper officiating. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all attendees will be required to remain in their vehicle for the duration of the service and there will be no washroom facilities available. A private family only interment will follow at the St. George Rural Cemetery. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we ask that no public attend the burial service. The family thanks you for your cooperation.
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Service Date
Friday, May 15, 2020
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
Magaguadavic Place, St. George, NB

Requested Charity
Charlotte County Cancer, St. George Food Bank or Donor's Choice