Butler, Arthur (Bert)
It is with great sadness, that the family of Arthur (Bert) Butler announce his passing at home in Tracy, NB on November 14, 2020. Bert was born in Chimney Cove, NFLD on January 4, 1942 to the late Greta (Matthews) Park and Hughie Brake.
Bert is survived by his wife Roena (Nason) Butler, two daughters; Deena Holt (David) and Paula Butler-Reid (Ed), four grandchildren; Jaci Wooden, Kyle, Kerston and Shay Hetherington, step-mother Clarine Brake, and all his half brothers and sisters, nephews and nieces.
Bert grew up in Trout River, NFLD and at the age of 17 he joined the military. He was a member of the Black Watch of Canada and then the Royal Canadian Regiment. Upon retiring, he joined the Corps. Of Commissionaires. He also was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Gladstone Branch#55, and Black Watch Association.
Along with Bert`s parents, he is also predeceased by his Foster parents Gladys (McLean) and Norman Butler, and his step-father Purvis McLean.
The family wishes to give a special thanks to Dr. John Richardson and nurse Nicole. They appreciate the care given by the Extra Mural Nurses, Pharmacist Blair Wright and the staff of the Tri-County Pharmasave and Sunbury Funeral Home.
You may express your sympathy by making a donation to the Royal Canadian Legion Gladstone Branch#55, the Fredericton SPCA, or to a charity of your choice.
Bert’s wishes were to have no public visitations or funeral and to have a private family memorial. Arrangements are in the Professional Care of Sunbury Funeral Home, Central Blissville; NB (368-2413). Condolences:sunburyfuneralhome.com
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