Florence Butera

Florence P. Butera (Citrano)

Sunday, June 11th, 1933 - Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Florence P. Butera, 86, of Greenbriar Woodlands, Toms River passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Ocean Medical Center in Brick. Florence was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a past president of the Maplewood Women’s Club and a member of the Knitting Club also in Maplewood. She was a communicant of St. Luke’s RC Church in Toms River and a former member of St. Joseph’s RC Church in Maplewood.
Born and raised in Newark, she lived most of her life in Maplewood before moving to Toms River in 1990.
Mrs. Butera was predeceased by her husband, Anthony V. Butera in 2001; and by her son, Anthony J. Butera in 2015. Surviving are her son, Edward C. Butera of Boca Raton, FL; daughter, Maryellen Butera Just and her husband, Craig Just of Millburn; a daughter-in-law, Lisa E. Butera of Phoenix, AZ; and 4 grandchildren, Christina and her husband, Charles, Nicholas, Ariana and Halle; as well as an expectant great grandchild on the way in 2020.
Visiting will be on Tuesday from 4-8pm at the O’Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick. A Funeral Mass will be offered 10am on Wednesday at St. Luke’s RC Church, Toms River. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. In lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory to the American Diabetes Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Brick
    505 Burnt Tavern Road Extension
    BRICK, NJ 08724
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  • Service

    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Luke's R.C. Church
    Fr. Bob Grodnicki
  • Interment

    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    225 Ridgedale Avenue
    EAST HANOVER, NJ 07936
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Donations are being accepted for: American Diabetes Association.


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Joe, Carmen, Gerry and the Premier family

Posted at 10:28am
Our deepest condolences. Thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Love, The Jahnsen's
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