George Butterworth

George Butterworth

George W. Butterworth, age 57, of New Castle, DE passed away in September 1, 2013 with his family by his side. George worked as a union drywall finisher. Previously he worked at Sun Oil Company aboard oil tankers, as well as working as a waiter at local restaurants. George was well liked by his friends and would drop everything to give them a helping hand. He had a special fondness for his cats and dogs.

George is survived by his loving mother, Florence Butterworth Morgan; half sister, Marlene Butterworth-Jensen; aunt, Birdie Bostwick; cousins, George, Allen, and Herbie Bostwick; niece and nephew, Katie Butterworth and David Butterworth Jr.; and best friend, Rob Riger and wife Terri. George is preceded in death by his father, George Wilson Butterworth, Sr. and half-brother, David Butterworth, Sr.; and uncle, Eddie Butterworth.

Friends are invited to visit with the family on Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm followed by a service in celebration of George's life at 2:00 pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions can be sent to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Dr., Wilmington, DE 19804. For directions or to express an online condolence please visit

Strano & Feeley

Family Funeral Home


Funeral Home

Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home
635 Churchmans Road Newark, DE 19702
(302) 731-5459

Published in The News Journal on Sept. 5, 2013