Donald Chatt

September 4, 1928 ~ October 14, 2020 (age 92)


Sept 4, 1928 - Oct 14, 2020


Captain Donald Chatt, after a lengthy career as a Marine Pilot on the B.C. Coast, guided his own final voyage with his three daughters at his side.

Don started his Mariner career, part-time at the age of 15, in Ocean Falls. He acquired his Captains' Ticket at age 24, becoming a Marine Pilot in 1974.  He loved every day on the water.

Greatly missed by daughters Diana, Carole (Keith), & Lisa (Bill), eight grandsons; Scott (Katja), Todd, Tyler (Sama), Ryan (Kelsey), Brent (Keesha), Kyle (Annalise), Shawn (Anna), and Adam (Jill). Great grandchildren; Virginia, Brayden, Lila, Alyssa, Boe, Riley and Cole. Also survived by brother Vic. Predeceased by his wife Virginia, parents Percy and Kit, sister Phyllis and granddaughters Claire and Barbara.

Many thanks to North Shore Hospice. A family gathering will be held at a later date to spread his ashes on Steamboat Rock. Bon Voyage Bubba.

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