Jasper J. Butera

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Jasper J. Butera, Jenkins Twp., died Saturday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Rosemarie Savokinas Butera.

He was born on Oct. 11, 1930, in Pittston, son of the late Leonard and Mary Montante Butera. He graduated from Pittston High School, class of 1950. He was a tradesman painter instructor at Chase State Correctional Institution in Dallas. He worked his entire career mostly as a residential painter. Jasper was also a former business agent for the Scranton Painters Union.

He was an avid gardener in his spare time away from painting.

Also surviving are two sons, Leonard Butera, Jenkins Twp.; and Joseph and wife, Diana Butera, Avoca; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Leona Butera, Ann Lukasik and Concetta "Connie" Bartoli.

Funeral services will begin Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Twp., with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 at St. Joseph Marello Parish (Our Lady of Mount Carmel R.C. Church), Pittston. Interment will take place St. Rocco's Cemetery, Pittston Twp.

Viewing hours will be Monday from 4 to 8 p.m.

To share a fond memory of Jasper or to express your condolences to his family, visit www.GrazianoFuneral Home.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 27, 2013