Obituary for Robertaann "Rusty" Butler
Robertaann “Rusty” Butler, age 76 of Long Branch, passed on to a better life on May 15, 2017. Mrs. Butler was an Analyst for the Department of Defense for 25 years before retiring in April 2008 from Fort Monmouth. She was born in Jersey City in 1940.
She is predeceased by her husband of 23 years, George in 1979; her grandparents, August and Anna Marie Juehrs Bohrer; Vondy and Irene Reily Miller; her parents, John and Beatrice Miller Bohrer; her aunt and her husband, James and Grace Bohrer Feeney; her uncle and his wife, August and Anna Curry Bohrer; a niece, Dawn Margaret Higgins, 2 nephews, Daniel Shawn Higgins and John Anthony Venice; and her sister, Diane Bohrer Higgins.
Surviving are her beloved children, her daughter, Robin Lynne Butler, Long Branch; her sons, George Thomas Butler, Long Branch; Charles August Butler, Bremerton, WA; Thomas William and his wife Ileanna Mell Butler, Old Hickory, TN; her grandsons, Zachary August Butler, Bremerton, WA; Joshua and Tonya Mell, CA; great granddaughters, Alexis Jordon, CA, Sydney and Sienna Mell, TN; her sister, Kathleen Bohrer Griffin, Marion, SC; 12 nieces and nephews and her very good friends, Content Peckham and Davetta Stocker.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 19 from 4 pm until the time of the funeral service at 6:30 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Ave., (corner of Third Ave.) in Long Branch. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, 3300 Rt. 66, Neptune, NJ 07753. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence, light a memorial candle or make a memorial donation by selecting the appropriate tab.