(The Times-Transcript, November 29, 1944)

The death of Henry G. Butler occurred yesterday morning at his home in Sunny Brae at age 69 years. He retired four years ago on the Provident Fund of the C.N.R. having been a carpenter in the tender shop.

He leaves to mourn his widow Mrs. Sarah Butler: four sons, Fred with the C.N.R. Walter with the Canadian Army in Italy; Cecil and Laurie at home: two daughters Mary of Niagara and Betty at home.

The funeral service will be held from his late residence on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock followed by internment in Elmwood Cemetery.

(copy of a typwritten article in the notes of Betty Nichols)


The funeral of Henry G. Butler was held at his home on Oak Street, Sunny Brae, on Thursday afternoon. The service was conducted by Rev. J. J. Alexander, assisted by Major Martin of the Salvation Army. Many friends and relatives gathered to pay their last respects to the deceased.

The hymns sung were old favourites of Mr. Butler, by the choir of St. George's Church, Moncton accompanied by the organist, Mrs. Charles Dorman.

The pallbearers were Roy O'Brien, Fred Crawford, George Penny, George Doull, J. Vail and John Sheeran. Those attending the funeral from out-of-town were Mr. and Mrs. A. Butler, Mr. and Mrs. G. Penny, John Sherran, Dot and Mrs. Donald Jones, all of Napadogan.

Following are the tributes received: Telegrams of sympathy were received from Mr. and Mrs. Albert Butler, Port Rexton, Newfoundland, and Miss Jennie Butler, Toronto; wreath, Adjunant and Mrs. Bruce and the staff of the Red Sheild Hostel; Major and Mrs. Martin and the Salvation Army Corps; sprays, wife and chidren; Fred, Anna and Ethel; Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Butler and Mrs. and Mrs. Donald Jones; Salvation Army Songster Brigade; Salvation Army Girl Guides; Home League and Women's Auxiliary, Salvation Army; Mr. and Mrs. Roy O'Brien; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Crawford and family; Mr. and Mrs. G. Burgess; Mr. and Mrs. George Penny, Mr. and Mrs. M. Haines, John Sherran and Mrs. Hobbs and Wilson; Ken Erb and the Sunny Brae Bus Drivers; cut flowers, Currie Garland; Grade 8, Sunny Brae school; Miss Barton, Sunny Brae School teacher; Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Haley and Mr. and Mrs. Mert Taylor; also a token of remembrance from B.R.C. of A. No. 245.