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Birth: 9 May 1928 Stamford, Conn.
Death: 21 Aug 2012 Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Burial: 30 Aug 2012 Lebanon, S.C.
obit of Annette Scaringi Mercer
Dolores Hess Butler
Obituaries: John Butler, former employee of American Cyanamid in Bound Brook, passes away at age 84
By Hunterdon County Democrat Hunterdon County Democrat
on August 24, 2012 at 3:08 PM
John H. Butler, 84, of Myrtle Beach, SC died suddenly on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Grand Strand Regional
Medical Center. Born May 9, 1928 in Stamford, Conn., he was the son of the late John James and Gladys
Mr. Butler graduated from St. Basil’s Preparatory School in Stamford, Conn., earned a Bachelor of Science.
in Chemistry at his beloved Colby College in Waterville, ME and completed all coursework for a Ph.D. in
Chemistry from Brooklyn Polytechnic in NY. He retired from American Cyanamid in Bound Brook, after more
than 30 years of service, initially in chemistry labs and later as a technical patent liaison.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 27 years, Dolores Hess Butler. Formerly of Lebanon, the couple
relocated to Myrtle Beach in 2002.
He is also survived by his son Richard and wife Debi Butler of Milford; daughter Claudia Butler and fiancé
Gregg Shannon of Los Angeles, Calif.; step-daughter Kelliann Hess and husband Charles Dearolf of
Newton, Mass.; step-son John and wife Brandi Hess of Marcus Hook, PA; six grandchildren and two great-
grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife Helen Spartas Butler (1984) and son Robert Butler
He was passionate about education, books, the New York Times crossword puzzle, the New York Giants,
golf, and his church fellowship.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 28, at 4 p.m. at The Church of the Resurrection 8901
Hwy 17 Bypass Surfside Beach, SC 29587. Reception to follow.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 3 p.m. at The Mountain View Cemetery Assoc. of
Cokesbury in Lebanon. Reception to follow.
The Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet, SC, is in charge of arrangements.
BUTLER John James ()
----- Gladys Mae ()
BUTLER John (9 May 1928 - 21 Aug 2012)
Marriage To SCARINGI Dolores ()
SCARINGI Thomas Louis (18 Jun 1903 - 30 Mar 1967)
ZAPPONE Giovanna (Jennie) (2 Feb 1901 - 11 Oct 1971)
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