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Charles F. "Carl" Butz
Charles F. "Carl" Butz, 90, of Kittanning, PA., passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Grey's Colonial Acres in Kittanning, Pa.
He was born on May 26, 1930 in Ford City, PA to Fred A. and Germaine M. (Warner) Butz.
Carl proudly served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean conflict. He retired as a crane operator in 1992 after 40 years of service with Allegheny Ludlum in Leechburg. He was a member of the U.S.W.A. Local 1138 and the Pensioners of Allegheny Ludlum. He was a member of St. Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Kittanning, the Polish Falcons in Ford City, American Legion #122 in Kittanning and the Butler Co. Treasure Hunters Club. Carl was a charter member of the Kittanning Twp. Fire Dept. where he held various offices and was actively involved in their Bingo fundraisers. He was a member of the W. PA Fireman's Association and the Armstrong Co. Fireman's Association. Carl was a Civil War buff, an avid hunter, enjoyed metal detecting, woodworking, and golf.
His memory will be cherished by sons, Gregory C. Butz and wife, Kathy of Laurens, SC, Mark S. Butz and wife, Linda of Laurens, SC, Timothy C. Butz and wife, Fredna of Laurens, SC, Doyle A. Butz of Ford Cliff, PA, Eugene A. Butz of Leechburg, PA and Karl M. Butz and wife, Lanette of Loretto, TN. Carl is also survived by his grandchildren, Charity Hollis and husband, Kenneth, Adam Butz, Margaret Anne Butz, Amy Bagwell and husband, Brandon, Kole Butz, Juliana Butz, and Kira Butz; great-grandsons, Dillon Butz-Hollis and John Maverick Bagwell; great granddaughters Brooklyn and Autumn Bagwell, a sister, Dorothy Burchett
and husband, Robert and special friends Adriana Butz and Gregory Hefley.
Carl was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife, Edna Mae (Heilman) Butz, who he married on March 19, 1966 and who passed away on Feb. 20, 1999; sons, Ronald Butz and Jeffry Butz; brothers, Clair Butz, Eugene Butz and Frank Butz; and sisters, Norma Shirley Butz and Patricia Stanek.
The family will receive friends from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM on Monday, March 22, 2021 at the Bauer Funeral Home and Cremations Services, Inc., 515 North McKean Street, Kittanning, PA
Funeral mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at St. Mary Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 101 W High St., Kittanning, PA, with Rev. Ronald J. Maquinana as celebrant.
Due to current regulations, all social distancing guidelines will be followed. Guests are respectfully asked to wear a mask or face covering.
Interment will be at Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery in Ford City, PA where military honors will be presented by the American Legion Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Association, Armstrong Unit, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205 or to American Heart Association, Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Ave, Ste 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
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