Doris Butler

BUTLER, Doris Marie Winnifred (nee Pepper)...

Surrounded by family after a lengthy illness, Doris Butler passed away peacefully at Chatham Kent Hospital, Chatham on May 27, 2021 at the age of 79. 

Beloved wife of the late Donald Butler (2000).

Loving mother to Rick (Linda) Balasin, Rose Marie (Todd) Strom, Catherine "Miki" Butler as well as the late Bob (Deb) Balasin and Andy Balasin.

Grandma to Jennifer, Shaun, Michelle, Amanda, Dawn, and Trevor.

Great-grandma to Kitera, Kendra, Marcus, Mason, Karli, Ethan, McKenzie, Kayden, Helena, Jensen, Damien, Jamie-Lynn, Madison and Jackson. 

Predeceased by siblings Roy (Lorna) Pepper, Betty (Gordon) Burse, Elizabeth "Cookie" (Clarance "Lefty") Pratt, and Erma (Lyle) Haskell.

She will be greatly missed by her furry companion, Pepper as well as many nieces, nephews, great-great-grandchildren and other extended family.

Doris was an outgoing, fun-loving person. She was in a 5-pin bowling league, and she really enjoyed playing card games with her family. Our family will be missing our matriarch for years to come. 

Family and friends are invited to share memories and times of fellowship on Sunday, May 30, 2021 between the hours of 2:00pm-4:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm at McKinlay Funeral Home, Chatham. Those wishing to attend must sign up at the following link Anyone not previously signed up for the visitation will not be allowed in. In accordance to guidelines set out by the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, all those attending the visitation must wear a mask. A private family service will take place on Monday, May 31, 2021 at Pardoville Union Cemetery, Pardoville.

For those wishing to make a donation in memory of Doris, the family ask that you consider donating to either The Lung Cancer Canada or charity of your choice.

McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519-351-2040