John T. Blute – John is a lifelong resident of Harwich and a second generation funeral director following in the footsteps of his father, Ed Blute. John graduated Harwich High School in 1987 and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI and an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science from Mt. Ida College in Newton.
John worked at Doane, Beal & Ames and Nickerson Funeral Home on Cape Cod as a Funeral Director and General Manager for 18 years. John was also involved in managing several funeral homes throughout the Northeastern United States for many years. He joined Morris & O’Connor in 2009 when they formed Morris, O’Connor & Blute Funeral Homes.
John lives in Harwich with his wife Jodi (Hempel), and three children Jack, Maura and Charlotte all who attend Harwich schools.
John is a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Church in West Harwich. He is a member of Allen Harbor Yacht Club in Harwich Port where he served on the Board of Directors. He also serves as the Vice President and Board Member of the Harwich Chamber of Commerce and is a board member of the Charitable Foundation.