Friends of Hastings Cemetery
In Loving Memory of
For thirty eight years the devoted wife
John J Butler
Who fell asleep May 13th 1913
Aged 59 years.
She looked well to the ways of her household
And ate not the bread of idleness. Prov. 31.27.
Father in thy gracious keeping
[leave we now thy servant sleeping]
Also of the above named John James Butler,
Who was called to rest after a short illness
December 24th 1916; aged 63 years.
And in the morn that angel face doth smile
Which we had loved long since and lost awhile
Rest in Peace
Also remembered on the grave are:
Sarah Marie Butler, aged 1 [Daughter of Michael and Cheryl, died of meningitis] 1986
Leonard Victor Butler aged 71 died 1977 ‘Beloved husband of Millicent’
Milly Butler, aged 89 died 1996
Raymond Lionel Butler Born 04/12/1934, Died 1996
In 1881 the family lived at 121 All Saints St and John James was a grocer. By 1891 the family had moved to 2 Croft Villas, Croft Roadd and there were now 7 children. John J. Butler started his Butler’s Emporium in George Street in 1888
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