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Oliver Butler, Jr.

Oliver Butler, Jr.

Oliver “Ollie” M. Butler, Jr., 58, of Tinicum Township, PA, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2023 at his home with his family by his side.

Born June 11, 1964, in Flemington, NJ, Ollie lived in Holland Township, NJ, before settling in Erwinna, PA in 1988, with his wife Paula, in their new home that Ollie and his father-in-law built together. He worked as a well driller for Ziegenfuss Drilling Company in Ringoes, NJ, before retiring in June of 2022 as an Inventory Control Specialist for MEL/Luxfer Technologies in Flemington, NJ. Ollie had a lifelong passion for stock car racing, an intense love of hand-splitting and cataloging firewood, traveling, and most of all, spending time and sharing meals with his dear friends and family.

Son of the late Oliver Moser and Patricia M. (Kinney) Butler, Sr., Ollie is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Paula (Turnbull) Butler, his son Derek Butler and his wife Crista of Canton, NC, his daughter Jillian Cicalese and her husband John-Louis of Moorpark, CA, his brother Clayton Butler of Milford, NJ, his sister Judy Pursell and her husband Richard of Honesdale, PA, and countless nephews.

Services will be private. A Celebration of Ollie’s Life will take place at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pluckemin Medical Equipment Ministry. Please make checks payable to Pluckemin Presbyterian Church, 279 U.S. 202, Pluckemin, NJ 07978 and write in the check memo MEM or Medical Equipment.


From: Frances K Petiet
Our condolences to the entire family, we aare so sorry for your loss, Ollie was a wonderful man. I remember him as a kid growing up in Holland Twp, one of the kindest caring young men around. Hugs and kisses to all of you. A great guy gone way to soon. Richard and Fran Petiet

From: Cynthia Gaskin
Paula I’m am so sorry for your loss. May you have love and light surround you. Many prayers coming your way.

From: Rich & Ellen Brunner
Paula and family, Our sincere condolences. A kind and gentle man taken way to soon. Thoughts, Prayers & Hugs to all. Love, Rich & Ellen

From: Dave & Tracey Bryan
Our condolences to the entire family.

From: Dave & Tracey Bryan
Our condolences to the entire family.

From: Shawn Husvar
Thoughts and prayers to your family. May GOD BLESS.

From: Alan & Debbie Sommer
So sorry Paula and Family for your loss. Ollie was such a great person. May all your memories help you through this difficult time. Alan & Debbie Sommer

From: Fred Weaver
so sorry for your loss

From: Claudia Moninghoff Brotzman
Sorry for your loss of an awesome man to be remembered. Our deepest condolences. Moninghoff Appliance & Supply Scott, Mark & Claudia

From: Arlene & Laine Scheetz
Wishing our condolences to Paula and her family, as well as the Butler and Turnbull families. A truly nice man that will be a loss for many. RIP.

From: Jenna Eckert
So sorry for your loss.

From: Robert & Ellie Anderson
We send our prayers and love to Paula,Derek,Jillian and Family.We will Miss Ollie very deeply.

From: Denny, Vic and Amy
Paula, we are so sorry to hear of Ollie's passing. Our thoughts are with you, Jillian and Derek.

From: Kathi and John Thonet
I was afraid to go searching for Ollie’s name until today. I am so sorry for you and Jillian and Derek, for the day that you knew was coming, and that finally came. May Ollie’s memory be as a blessing for you all.

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