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Dean Joseph Butland

1969 - 2021



Dean Butland, age 52 years, left this earthly world for a better place on April 11, 2021.  Dean was born on March 26th, 1969, the seventh of eight children.  He was predeceased by his parents, Vera and Derm, who were the center of his universe.

He graduated from Enright Memorial and went on to study Industrial Engineering Technology at The Marine Institute.  He was a talented writer and poet.  Dean had a fond love of music and history and enjoyed learning about the stories of his birthplace, O’Donnell’s.  He enjoyed the outdoors and relished a hard day’s work of cutting wood.

Dean is remembered by his sisters; Marilyn (Paul), Laura (Ed), Claudette (John) and Carmella (Dave), brothers; Chris (Connie), Ed (Janice) and Neil (Tonya), nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, as well as a large circle of family and friends.

Due to the Covid-19 Restrictions, cremation has taken place. A private funeral mass will be celebrated at Good Shepherd Parish, St. Joseph’s, with his immediate family: brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dean’s memory may be made to a charity of your choice.


When I get where I’m going
There’ll be only happy tears
I will shed the sins and struggles
I have carried all these years
And I’ll leave my heart wide open
I will love and have no fear
Yeah when I get where I’m going
Don’t cry for me down here

George Teren and Rivers Rutherford


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Art Fagan

April 27, 2021 10:33 PM

To the entire Butland family,
Please accept my sincere condolences on Dean's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of sorrow. May he rest in peace. 

Marguerite McDonald

April 23, 2021 9:30 PM

So sorry to hear of your terrible loss, sincere condolences and prayers sent to all your family

marlene e hollett

April 20, 2021 7:49 PM

Chris and family,  so sorry to hear of your brothers' passing.   hope all your beautiful memories will help you through this sad time.  take care,  Marlene Hollett

Tony and Maureen Healey

April 19, 2021 10:23 PM

Sincere Sympathy to all of Dean’s Family . Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

David Butland

April 19, 2021 7:37 PM

Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. 
David and Theresa Butland 

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