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Helen Theresa Butler

September 24, 1932 ~ January 29, 2020 (age 87)

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A Funeral Mass for Helen Theresa Butler will be celebrated on Tuesday February 11th, 2020 in the Church of Saint Patrick – Watertown at 10:00 AM.


Ms. Butler, a daughter of the late Cornelius Butler & Sheila (O’Donovan) Butler, passed away at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton on January 29, 2020. She was 87.


Helen was born in Watertown and graduated from St. Patrick High School Class of 1950. In 1998, over forty years after high school, Helen went back to school and achieved her bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College.


Helen began her career after Raytheon shortly after high school.  She started as a bookkeeper and made her way up to a supervisor before she retired. In her spare time, Helen loved to play bingo at the local bingo halls.  She had the focus and patience to play several cards at once.  She had a passion for golf, singing, and was active in AA groups and the “easy does it” group.


She was the loving daughter of the late Cornelius & Shelia (O’Donovan) Butler. Dear sister of Mary E. Butler of Watertown and the late Thomas J. Butler & Cornelius F. Butler. Beloved aunt of Christopher, Anthony, & Sheila Butler, Annemarie Korte, & Susan Amatangelo. Caring great-aunt to several great nieces & nephews.


A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St., Watertown on Tuesday February 11th at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited.


In lieu of flowers memorials in Helen’s name may be made to Rosie’s Place 889 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02118 or at

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Funeral Mass
February 11, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Patrick, St, Watertown


Rosie's Place
889 Harrison Ave., Boston MA 02472

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