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Mable "Mae" Butler

Born In: Arlington
Born: March 1st, 1916

Passed in: Greenwich, Canada
Passed on: October 13th, 2014

Mable "Mae" Clara (Parker) (Benjamin) Butler - 98, formerly of Arlington, Kings County passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 in Shannex - Blomidon Court, Greenwich. Born in Arlington on March 1, 1916, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Clara E. (Metzler) Parker. She was a member of the Arlington United Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school, was a trustee and was very active in the ladies quilting group. She was instrumental in the formation of the Arlington Cemetery, of which she was a trustee. An avid gardener, she loved flowers, especially roses. She also enjoyed camping and travelling to many parts of Canada and the United States. She is survived by daughters, Donna Joudrey, Cambridge; Janet (Wayne) Mitton, Cambridge; a son, George (Patricia) Benjamin, Look Off, Kings County; foster daughter, Stella (Burton) Spencer, Baxter's Harbour; step-children, Loretta (Roy) DeAdder, South Alton, Mazie Russell, Kentville; Everett (Gail) Butler, Kentville; six grandchildren, five great grandchildren, numerous step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Manford Benjamin; her second husband, Gordon Butler; a sister, Elizabeth Parker; two brothers, Raymond Parker and William Parker; two sons-in-law, Milton Steele and Delbert Joudrey; two step-daughters, Ruth Smith and Laura Blenus; a step-son, Richard Butler. Visitation was held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 16, 2014 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Reverend Murray Shaw officiating. A private family burial took place in the Arlington Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Arlington Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.




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