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Theodore K. (Ted) Boutilier


Chief Petty Officer, Quartermaster, 5162-H, RCN


Died: 19 Mar 1995, Halifax, Nova Scotia


BOUTILIER, Theodore K. (Ted) - 79, Bedford, died May 19, 1995, in the Halifax Infirmary. Born in Mushaboom, Halifax Co., he was a son of the late James W. and Janet (Wambolt) Boutilier. He served with the RCN for 25 years and was a veteran of the Second World War and the Korean War. During his time in the navy, he served on HMCS Uganda, HMCS Sackville, HMCS Huron, and many other ships. He was later employed with DOT for 13 years. He was a member of Vimy branch 27, Royal Canadian Legion. Surviving are his wife, the former Margaret Melanson; son, Richard, Sydney; daughter, Valerie (Mrs. Fred Carter), New Minas; stepdaughter, Theresa Miller, Cambridge, Ont.; sister, Anna Boutilier, Mushaboom; brother, Courtney, Port Hawkesbury; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Gordon, Levi, Ernest, Calvin, Percy, Bill, Clyde, George, Norman; sisters, Jennie, Stella, Kay, Essie, Hilda. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today and Sunday, funeral 11 a.m. Monday, both in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax, Rev. Donald Ruggles officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to any charity. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald 20 May 1995 / Researched by George Newbury)


Ships served in:



HMCS HURON - Served in Huron as a P2QM2, RCN during her 3rd Korean War tour


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