MANCHESTER - Rosemarie M. Butler, 77, of Manchester died Nov. 27, 2012, at the Hillsborough County Nursing Home after a long illness. She was born on Oct. 18, 1935, in Cambridge, Mass., the daughter of Antonio and Mariana (Pacheco) d'Amaral. She grew up in Somerville, Mass., and was educated in the local school system and was a 1954 graduate of Somerville High School.
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"Rose" was employed as the bakery manager at Star Market and also as a sales clerk at Walmart and at Ben Franklin Crafts Store in Hooksett. She loved doing arts and crafts and was an accomplished quilter. She will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Members of her family include her husband of 38 years Edward J. Butler of Manchester, her four sons Charles Cullinane and his wife Laura of Charlton, Mass., Michael Cullinane and his wife Louise of Manchester, Kevin Cullinane and his wife Christine of Pembroke and Alan Cullinane and his partner Patrick Drumney of Provincetown, Mass.; her daughter Cindy Sarcione and her husband Rick of Hilton Head, S.C.; her stepchildren Virginia Blais of Brentwood, Carole Brinkman of Hampton Falls, Tracey Black of Exeter and David Butler of Moultonborough; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her four brothers Voltaire d'Amaral of Malden, Mass., Fernando d'Amaral and Eddie d'Amaral both of Somerville, Mass., and Anthony d'Amaral of Brockton, Mass., and her sister Barbara Cusack of Melrose, Mass., as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
SERVICES: Visitation will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the McHugh Funeral Home, 283 Hanover St., corner of Beech Street in Manchester. A funeral service will be celebrated on Monday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Rose's name to the
, One Bedford Farms, Suite 105, Bedford, 03110. Condolences may be offered at www.mchughfuneralhome.com.
Published in Union Leader on Nov. 30, 2012