The Life of Edward Jr. Butler
Edward Butler Jr., a 60 year old resident of Ansonia, passed away Feb. 5. He was born Oct. 2, 1954 in Derby, son of the late Edward Butler Sr. & Helen Scott Butler. A graduate of Ansonia High School and stand out basketball player, he worked as a machinist for Sikorsky aircraft and in the kitchen of the Marriott in Shelton. He was a sports enthusiast and comic book collector, and enjoyed socializing at P.M. Lounge & J.R.B’s, both of Ansonia. He leaves to cherish his memory his 2 sons, Vaughn R. Butler & James E. “Jake” Butler, both of Ansonia, 3 sisters, Carol Sanders of Seymour, twin sister Debra Butler of Ansonia & Cheryle Butler Pearsall & her husband George of Ansonia, special niece Sheila Butler of Ansonia and special cousins Diane Stroman and Walter Butler, Jr., and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews. Cousins and friends.. He was predeceased by his brother Kevin Butler. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Feb. 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at The Macedonia Baptist Church in Ansonia. Friends may call Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at church. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia, is entrusted with arrangements. (www.jenkinskingfh.com) Contributions in his memory may be made to his church through the funeral home.