Mr. Theron T. Butterfield

December 9, 1931February 19, 2013

Mr. Theron H. Butterfield passed away on February 19, 2013 at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident. Funeral Services for Mr. Butterfield will be held at the Garner Funeral Service on Saturday, February 23rd at 11 am with Rev. Lee Sweeney celebrant. Burial will take place in the spring at the Crary Mills Cemetery. Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Service on Saturday from 9:30 am until the time of the service. Contributions in Theron’s memory can be made to the Potsdam Humane Society or to the West Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department. Online condolences can be sent Mr. Butterfield is survived by his grandchildren Dustin Norton; Christopher and Hailey Bonno; his brothers Fred (Dorothy) Butterfield, sisters Jean Halouska, Florence Pierce, Sharon Montroy and Lenora Butterfield; and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his son Thomas Butterfield and his wife Anna Butterfield. Mr. Theron H. Butterfield was born on December 9, 1931 in Canton, NY to the late Arthur J. and Irene Tucker Butterfield. He was a graduate of Canton Central High School. After school he joined the United States Army. He served in the Korean War. Upon his honorable discharge he returned to the States and on May 28, 1955 he was married to Anna Butterfield. Theron worked many years for Suburban Gas and then he went to work at St. Lawrence University in 1975 and remained there until his retirement in 1995. While there he was in the maintenance department and also was a carpenter. Theron was a member of the United Methodist Church in Potsdam and was a former member of the West Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 23, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, February 23, 2013

Mr. Theron T. Butterfield

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teabra meyer

April 15, 2013

thank u for everything u and nan did for me. u will be greatly missed love u guys

February 24, 2013

Its definitely hard to say goodbye to the ones you love. Thank you for everything you and nan did for us. Give her a big hug and kiss for me. You guys were a huge impact on my life and helped made me into the person I am today. I know nan is happy to have her family back together. I know all three of you are up there lookin down on us all. Rip we love you<3

February 23, 2013

Dear Nora and Family,
I am very sorry to hear of the tragic loss of your brother and nephew.
Sincerely, Judy Martin