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Hatty S. Butts

MILLBROOK — Hatty S. Butts, 75, a lifelong area resident, died July 8, 2019, at her home.  

Mrs. Butts was a custodian at Webutuck High School in Amenia for 15 years, retiring in 2014.  

Born on Oct. 24, 1943, in Wassaic, she was the daughter of the late Helen (Chase) and Raymond Wheeler.  

On July 8, 1961, in Wassaic, she married Robert R. Butts Jr., who survives at home.  

Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons, Robert R. Butts III and his wife, Michelle, of Amenia, Ricky A. Butts Sr. and his wife, Cindy, of Pleasant Valley, N.Y., and Brian M. Butts  Sr. and his wife, Betsy, of Amenia; five daughters, Nancy Cookingham and her husband, Robert, of Millerton, Barbara Grady and her husband, Frank, of Millbrook, Cindy Race of Millbrook, Susan Whalen and her husband, Brian, of Wassaic and Teresa Whalen and her husband, Kevin, of Wassaic; a brother, Raymond Wheeler Jr. of Amenia; and six sisters, Pauline Tarbox of Cornish, Maine, Patricia Wilson of Dover Plains, Juanita Donaldson of Salem, Ore., Rachael Wheeler of Wassaic, Sharon McEathron of Wassaic and Helen Murphy of Florida. She was a beloved grandmother who is survived by 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a granddaughter, Brianna Race.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, at the Hufcut Funeral Home in Dover Plains.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the funeral home.