(The Evening Telegram, March 27, 1982, page 2)
BUTLER - Passed peacefully away on Friday March 26th, Howard Butler, of 29 First Street, Mount Pearl. Leaving to mourn his wife Mary (nee Ezekiel); three daughters Cynthia, Roxanne and Michelle (Mickey); two sons Bert and Howie; three brothers, Shirl, Jim and Roy; two sisters Cora and Marg; also a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road. The funeral will be held on Monday, March 29th at 10 a.m. from Mary Queen of the World Parish, Topsail Road. Interment in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare's Hospital.