Mary B. Butcher
December 12, 1934 - September 28, 2021
Mary B. Butcher, age 86, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully with her loving grandson by her side on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.
Born in Spring Run, PA on December 12, 1934, Mary was a daughter of the late James and Bertha Mary (Gamber) Van Scyoc. She relocated to Delaware from Lebanon, PA in 1966. Mary was a talented homemaker, cherishing the ability to raise her children. She also raised her grandson, Lacey, and helped raise her granddaughter, Jamie until the age of 11. Jamie has fond memories of learning to bake cookies with her grandmother. Mary cleaned homes for several families in Newark throughout the years. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing the organ, reading, crafts, gardening, flowers, and traveling.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Edward R. Butcher, Sr. She is survived by her grandson, Lacey J. Morris, Jr. with whom she lived; children, Cynthia A. Butcher and Edward R. Butcher, Jr.; and granddaughter, Jamie Butcher.
A graveside service will be held privately at Grand View Memorial Park, 500 North Weber Street, Lebanon, PA. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware.