Frances E. Butterworth

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  • "Sorry to hear about Elva. She came to my house every week..."
    - Susan Hackerman
  • "Owen and family, Thinking of you and your family today...."
  • "My mom is Chris Panagakos and she and miss Elva were very..."
    - stacey hall
  • "I wish to extend my condolences to the Butterworth family...."
    - v
  • "Owen, my heart and prayers go out to you.I will never..."
    - George Smith
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Frances Elva Butterworth, 80, of Reisterstown, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at home.

Born Sept. 18, 1932, in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late William M. Sullivan and Lillian Norfolk Sullivan. She was the wife of Owen L. Butterworth, her husband of 62 years.

She taught ceramics and had a ceramic shop in Reisterstown. She also cared for more than 75 children and was a former member of Reisterstown United Methodist Church.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children Jenny Urbanek, Sue Ruby and partner Jan Wilson, Nancy Butterworth, and Joseph Butterworth and partner Tammy Barnett; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and brothers William Sullivan Jr. and Richard "Bubby" Sullivan.

Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.

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Funeral Home
Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Owings Mills
11605 Reisterstown Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
(410) 356-7676
Published in Carroll County Times on Sept. 10, 2013
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