Butt, Lester A. "Les"
96, January 12, 2013, recently of Topsfield and longtime resident of Revere, the beloved husband of Genevieve "Gen" Ash Butt who died on August 10, 2012. Survived by his daughter Diana Butt Campbell and his son-in-law James Campbell of Topsfield, son Jon Butt of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren James, Lisa and Alan Campbell, Pamela Helling, Jon and Ricci Butt; great-grandchildren Tyler, Ethan and Dylan Campbell, Michelle and Ian Tomlinson, Rachel Beck, Brenden Overseth, Morgan and Jaxon Butt and Jonathan Murphy, sister Dorothy Butt Ash of Texas, brother and sister-in-law Richard and Phyllis Russell Britt of California, sisters-in-law, Eleanor Butt of Revere and Rachel Butt of Alabama and many adored nieces, nephews and cousins and the Appel and Fisher families. He was predeceased by three brothers, George Butt, Herbert Butt and John Butt, brothers-in-law, George "Carl" Ash, N. Chester Reynolds and Donald Aiesi and sisters-in-law, Florence "Tot" Ash Reynolds, Viola Ash Aiesi, Winona Ash and Cora Butt. Les' journey on earth is over, but he will remain in the hearts of those who love him. Family and friends are comforted by the knowledge that Les and Gen are together forever with God. Les' family is thankful for the compassionate care Les received at Lahey Clinic. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 23, 2013, at 2:00 pm at Hamilton United Methodist Church, 391 Bay Road (Rt. 1A), Hamilton, Massachusetts. A reception at the Church will immediately follow the Service. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Arrangements are by the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of IPSWICH. In lieu of flowers, donations in Les' memory may be sent to the Home For Little Wanderers, Big Wishes Program, Development Department, 271 Huntington Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02115 or to the Asbury Grove E. Stanley Jones Chapel, 1 Pleasant Avenue, Hamilton, MA 01982. To send a condolence to his family please visit www.whittier-porter.com