Robert C. Butler

Published on Friday, 8 March 2019 20:26


Robert C. Butler, 90, beloved husband to Frances J. (Jurczyk) Butler, of New Britain, passed away on March 6, 2019. He was born in New Britain and was son to the late Thomas and Winifred (Grace) Butler.

Robert proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He had been employed and retired from the City of New Britain, as deputy fire chief after 33 years of service.

In addition to his wife of 66 years, Frances, he is also survived and will be missed by his son, Daniel M. Butler, of New Britain. He also leaves two grandsons, Seamus and Robert, and several nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his son, Thomas and his sister, Frances Tanguay.

A time of visitation will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at New Britain Memorial Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home, 444 Farmington Ave., New Britain, followed by his funeral liturgy at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church. Burial with military honors will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff at Grandview for their compassionate care. For directions or online messages, visit

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Friday, 8 March 2019 20:26. Updated: Friday, 8 March 2019 20:29.