Joseph William Butnor Obit

JOSEPH WILLIAM BUTNOR,  86, of Deerwood, died on May 3, 2023 at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.  He was born on June 19, 1936 in Waterbury CT to Joseph and Eva (Gowlis) Butnor.  He  was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran.  He married Sharon Halvorson Anderson on Aug. 15, 2019 in Watertown, CT. Preceding him in death are his parents and his first wife, Lucille Butnor and step-son, Thomas Anderson. He is survived by his wife Sharon; step-son, Timothy Anderson of Deerwood; step-daughter, Robin Heffernan of Hudson, FL; two sisters, Dorothy Owens of Brownville, Maine and Carol (Peter) Viltrakis of Watertown, CT; 11 step-grandchildren and 12step- great grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 10 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Crosby.  Burial will be at the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Watertown, CT.  Visitation will be on Wednesday two hours prior to the service at the church with a rosary at 10 a.m.  Military honors will be presented by the Walter Scott Erickson American Legion Post #557 of Deerwood.