Charles T. Butler of Wilkes-Barre entered into eternal rest Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at his home.
Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late Gerald Butler and Grace Chiumento Butler. Charles was employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Pittston Career Link Center. Active with the St. Mary's Church parish community, he previously served as a hospitality minister and volunteered for numerous events with the Little Sisters of the Poor and St. Joseph's Center, both located in Scranton. He was also a member of the Slovak Citizens Club, Wilkes-Barre.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Geraldine Insalaco; and infant sister, Sarah.
Surviving are the love of his life, Ann Kwak; brother, Gerald, wife, Joan, Pittston; brother-in-law, William Blazes Sr. and family, Smithsburg, Md.; and several nieces and nephews.
With grateful hearts, the family would like to express their deepest gratitude to Dr. Michael Rittenberg, Dr. David Greenwald and the staff of Hospice of the Sacred Heart for their care, kindness, compassion and concern for assisting Charles with his journey.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to either St. Joseph's Center, 2010 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509; Little Sisters of the Poor Queen of Peace Residence, 110-30 221 St., Queens Village, NY 11429 (Attn: Sister Marie Therese); or the Sisters of St. Cyril & Methodius, 1002 Railroad St., Danville, PA 17821.
The funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday from John V. Morris Family Funeral Home, 625 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Mary's Church of the Immaculate Conception, 134 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. Vincent H. Dang, officiating.
Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dallas.
Calling hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at John V. Morris Family Funeral Home, 625 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.
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