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Louise V. “Lou” (Fitzpatrick) Butler

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday December 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), REVERE, for Louise V. (Fitzpatrick) Butler who died unexpectedly following a home accident on Friday, December 8th at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, December 15th at 9:30 a.m., followed by the Funeral Service in the funeral home at 10:30 a.m., immediately followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Born in Brockton, she came to live in Revere as a little girl. She attended Revere public schools & was a 1939 alumna of Revere High School. As a young woman she worked as a telephone operator for the former New England Tel & Tel. Latter in life, after her children were grown & after the rather unexpected death of her dear husband, William J.”Buddy” Butler, in August of 1978, she returned to work as a switch board operator for the former Adept Telephone Answering Service of Revere and later for “The O’Donnell Answering Service of Somerville. She retired in the early 1990s, However, always a great athlete, and lover of sports, she skied & road bicycles until her late 80s. Also as an amateur landscape artist. “Lou” painted until her untimely passing.

She is the devoted Mother of Patricia L. Rosi & her husband, Alfred of Saugus, Atty. Christine L. Butler of Somerville, & James W.Butler & his wife, Deborah J. of Malden. She is the cherished grandmother to Melissa M. Rosi & the proud great-grand-mother to Arianna M. Rosi, both of Saugus. She was also the dear sister to the late Anna T. Harney & the late Mary E. Fitzpatrick.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, December 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, December 15th at 10:30 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The MSPCA-Angell Memorial, 350 So. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130-9923.

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