Bridget Mary Butler
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Bridget Mary Butler, age 90, died peacefully in the presence of her family at her home in Stamford, Connecticut on Sunday, October 28, 2012. She was born in Ireland on May 20, 1922 to parents Tom and Mary Baxter of Carrigallen, County Leitrim, Ireland.
Bridget immigrated to America in 1956 where she met the love of her life, John F. Butler of Tipperary, Ireland. They were active members of Star of the Sea Church, the local community and the Hibernians. Together they raised four children, Mary, Jerry, John (Sean) and Tom.
Bridget is survived by her sister Vera Callahan of Ocala, Florida, brother Thomas Baxter of Leitrim, Ireland and children and family, Mary and Fred Harris of Trumbull, CT, John (Sean) and Deborah Butler of Norwalk, CT, and Tom and Amy Butler of Barrington, IL. She loved and cherished her nine grandchildren; Christopher, Michael and Ryan Harris; Stephen, Jennifer, Sean, and Bobby Butler; and Bridget and Peter Butler along with many more family and dear friends.
Her strength and humor will be greatly missed by all she touched.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady Star of Sea RC Church, 1200 Shippan Avenue, Stamford. Interment will follow at St. John's Cemetery, Darien. Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford, CT 06902 on Sunday , November 4, 2012 from 2:00-6:00 PM
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Bridget Mary Butler's name to the : Masonicare Home Health & Hospice, 535 Connecticut Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854, Attention Donations. For online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com
Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory
104 Myrtle Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
Published in The Hour on Nov. 3, 2012