Jean F. (Leonard) Buttery

d. April 30, 2004

MILO AND SUFFIELD, CT - Jean F. (Leonard) Buttery, 82, formerly of Park Street, Milo and Bridge Street, Suffield, Conn., loving mother of Randy Villani and Ann V. Lebel, died Friday, April 30, at the Parkway Pavilion in Enfield, Conn. Jean was the wife of the late John A. Buttery, who died in 2001. She was born in Patten, a daughter of the late Edwin and Giula (Perham) Leonard. She had been a resident of the Milo community most of her life, moving to Suffield, Conn., with her husband in 1996. Jean was a graduate of the Milo High School, Class of '39 and was a member of the United Methodist Church of Milo. Prior to her retirement, she was employed with the Dexter Shoe Co. for more than 19 years. Among Jean's favorite pastimes were knitting and dancing. She is survived by her son, Randy Villani and his wife, Darlene, of Enfield, Conn.; her daughter, Ann Villani Lebek and her husband, Donald, of Somers, Conn.; a step daughter, Rosalind Buttery of Florida; two sisters, Helen Mulherin of Milo and Nora Rogers of Orrington; five grandchildren, Lisa Lebel of Somers, Conn., Tara Bogan and her husband, Ed, of Suffield, Conn., Mathew Villani of his fiance, Andrea Hotsko, of Enfield, Conn., Kevin Villani and his wife, Violeta, of Stafford Springs, Conn., and Megan Blais and her husband, Chris, of Enfield; two step-grandchildren, Jennifer Henderson and her husband, Kyle, of Ohio and Brian Daigle of Florida; three great-grandchildren, Cassandra and Brandon Villani of Stafford Springs, Conn., and Jordan Blais of Enfield; her very dear niece and nephew, Judith Eichel and William Mulherin; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and two very special children, Kylie Beals Connors and Zachary Beals. Jean was predeceased by two sisters and a brother, Margaret Fisher, Edna Webb and John Leonard; and a step-granddaughter, Kelsey Leigh Peach. Her family would like to thank the devoted staff of Parkway Pavilion for their loving care while she resided there. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, May 30, 2004, at the Evergreen Cemetery, Milo, with the Rev. Michele St. Cyr officiating. Immediately following the services, all are welcome to join Jean's family for a time of fellowship at the United Methodist Church of Milo. In lieu of flowers, it is Jean's wish that memorial donations be made to the United Methodist Church of Milo Memorial Fund, care of Shirlene Ladd, 15 North Road, Medford, ME 04463-6100. Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield, Conn., is assisting Jean's family with the arrangements.


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