Augusta-Rev. Dr. Philip R. Chatto 89, passed away Friday August 5, 2016 at the Maine Veterans Home after a prolonged illness with family by his side.\r\nHe was born in Augusta, Maine on August 4, 1927 the son of Fred and Phyllis\r\n(Coffin) Chatto. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II\r\nfollowing which he attended and graduated from Eastern Nazarene College and later received his Doctorate of Ministry degree from Drew University.\r\nHe pastored Nazarene churches in East Charleston, Vermont, Farmington Falls, Me., Summerside,P.E.I., Toronto,Ontario Canada, Waltham, Mass., Allentown, Penn., and Manchester, Conn., where he was honored with Emeritis status for his years of faithful service.\r\nIn each of these locations, he oversaw building programs. He retired to\r\nPort St. Lucie, Florida where he continued to be active in pastoral duties.\r\nHe is survived by his sister, Dorothy Gilpatrick, his daughters Rebecca Pelotte and husband Roger, Rev. Lynnette McCabe and husband Dan, and Martha Chatto.\r\nFour grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren. He is predeceased by his\r\nbrother Robert Chatto and sister Betty Rhuda.\r\nKnown lovingly as "Pastor Phil" by his congregations, he leaves a legacy of faithfully preaching the word of God resulting in transformed lives.\r\nAt his request, there will be no public visitation. A funeral service\r\nwill be held at 11 a.m. Friday September 9, 2016 at the Church of the Nazarene\r\n30 Nazarene Drive in Augusta, Maine followed by committal prayers and burial in the Maine Veterans Cemetery Mount Vernon Avenue in Augusta, Maine.\r\nArrangements were made through the Gallant Funeral Home 10 Elm Street\r\nWaterville, Maine.