Gloria Butler

Passed 11/02/2017

Obituary for Gloria Butler

Age 81, Halifax, passed away November 2, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family. Gloria died as she lived, with dignity and grace. Mom was predeceased by her parents, Byron and Helen (Dorey) MacDonald; husband, Bill; and grandson Billy Noble. Mom's greatest joys in life were raising her five children and working alongside her husband at Butler Opticians. Mom's legacy is the love she bestowed upon her family and her dedication to her faith. She was a neighbourhood mom who opened her arms and her home to so many. She will be deeply missed, but we will forever by thankful for having had such a loving mother. Our hope is to pass her legacy to our own children, grandchildren and their foster children. Gloria is survived by her sister Judy (Art) Malay; brother; Tony Mathieu; best friend Rose and the entire Mathieu Family; her daughters, Kathryn (Jerry) Vantassel, April (Lorne) Ostrov; sons Tony (Bonnie), John (Galen) Mark (Mary); grandchildren, Taryn, Jordan, Dustyn, Kayce, Samantha, Justin, Alex, James, Mark, John, Justin, Brittany and great-grandchildren, Mitchell, Stuart, Lincoln, Rozabella, Denver and Maisie Kate. A private service has been held. Donations may be made to The Red Cross, the food bank or a charity of your choice. A heartfelt thank you to the "Closing the Gap" staff.

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April and John, My deepest sympathy on the death of your dear mother. She was a beautiful woman, loved by all who knew her. Please be assured of my special prayers for you and your family. Much love, Anna
- Anna Morris
So sorry to hear the news of Gloria’s passing she was one of the Great mom’s growing up always a pleasure hanging out at the Butlers my condolences to the family R.I.P Gloria
- Robert.Tibbetts
To April and Judy & Arkie, Tony & Rose and all your family. Jim and I send you our deepest sympathy on the passing of Gloria. We remember meeting her so many years ago in Seabright. May she rest in peace and we know her good spirit will give you all great comfort.
- Susan Dale Gould
To the Butler Family (and sister Judy) & extended Family, Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Gloria. She was a kind and compassionate lady to say the least. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May the memories of her give you comfort as well as some great stories to share with loved ones. Sincerely, Shirley MacDonald & Family
- Cyndi Swales

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