2014-06-19 / Obituaries

Laurence Paul Butler, 86,

of Newport, passed away June 12, 2014 at Newport Hospital surrounded by family. He was the husband of Alberta May (Mendes) Butler. He is also survived by his children, Carolyn Payton, Pauline Reed, Iva Felton, and David Butler all of Newport, Lawrence Butler of Hawaii, and Alberta Bergado of Conn. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II. He will be buried with Military Honors. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society of Rhode Island, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886.

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