Nordice (Eaton)'s Story
Nordice (Eaton) Chute, 88, of Andover, formerly of Billerica and Methuen, passed away at the Academy Manor on Friday, June 16, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Arthur G. Chute, Jr., who passed away on July 29, 2009.
Born in West Newbury on December 31, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. Eaton and the late Delia (Morrill) Eaton.
Nordice was raised in Methuen, attended Methuen schools and graduated from Methuen High School in 1947.
Following high school, she attended the Lawrence General Hospital School of Nursing, and the Boston University School of Nursing and received her B.S. Degree in nursing science. Prior to her retirement in 1989, she was employed as a teacher at the Trahan School and the former Shawsheen School in Tewksbury. In addition, she was a nursing instructor at the Lawrence General Hospital School of Nursing.
Nordice loved animals, gardening, reading, traveling, playing the organ, and spending time with family members.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews, including Wayne Johnson and family, Richard Cutts and family, Larry Cutts and family, Donna Eaton and family, Cheryl Langlois and family, and Linda MaGee and family.
Nordice was the sister of the late Charles “Edwin” Eaton, Thelma Cutts, and Iona Johnson.
Calling hours are Monday, June 19, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 20, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment at Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the M.S.P.C.A.-Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. www.farmeranddee.com.
Published on  June 18, 2017