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In Memory of

William James Buttino

September 30, 1934 - June 14, 2017

Obituary


Buttino, William (Billy) James, 82, of River Vale, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. He died peacefully in his home surrounded by his family and friends. He is survived by his Dwight Morrow High School sweetheart and loving wife of sixty years, Phyllis (DeCristoforo) and his five children and their spouses: Louise Buttino, Theresa (Kevin) Broadbin, Lisa (Thomas) Farrell, Anthony (Joanne ) Buttino, and Maria Buttino. He was "Poppi Billy" to ten grandchildren: Jennifer (Mike) Longo; Ryan, Brendan, and Jillian Broadbin; Joseph and Courtney Farrell; Ashley and Billy Buttino; Daniel and Stephanie Buttino;...

Buttino, William (Billy) James, 82, of River Vale, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. He died peacefully in his home surrounded by his family and friends. He is survived by his Dwight Morrow High School sweetheart and loving wife of sixty years, Phyllis (DeCristoforo) and his five children and their spouses: Louise Buttino, Theresa (Kevin) Broadbin, Lisa (Thomas) Farrell, Anthony (Joanne ) Buttino, and Maria Buttino. He was "Poppi Billy" to ten grandchildren: Jennifer (Mike) Longo; Ryan, Brendan, and Jillian Broadbin; Joseph and Courtney Farrell; Ashley and Billy Buttino; Daniel and Stephanie Buttino; and two great-granddaughters: Nicole and Jessica Longo. He is also survived by his brothers, John and Anthony (Margo) Buttino. His parents, Patsy and Violet, predeceased him as did his two grandsons, RJ and Anthony. Billy was president of the Hudson County Building Trade, Business Manager and President of Local 6 Hudson County Carpenters, and a Trustee on the NJ State Carpenter Executive Board. A celebration of his life will take place at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood ,NJ, on Tuesday, June 20, from 1-3 and 6-9PM. A mass of Christian Burial will take place at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Park Ridge, NJ, on Wednesday, June 21, at 10:30AM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the William Buttino Memorial Scholarship to benefit graduating students of Pascack Valley High School. Checks can be made payable to: Pascack Valley Regional High School District, 28 W. Grand Avenue, Montvale, NJ 07645.