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Madeline C. (Casper) Butala

September 23, 1930 ~ June 14, 2021 (age 90)


Madeline C. Butala, 90, of McAdoo, passed away Monday at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton. 

Born in West Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Bartosh) Casper.

She was a member of St. Michael’s B.C. Church, McAdoo.

Madeline, along with her husband George, were the proprietors of Butala’s Bar, McAdoo.   

Madeline was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Preceding her in death, were her husband George Butala, and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving, are her daughter Marilyn Woodring and husband Barry of Zion Grove; son Gary Butala of McAdoo; daughters Collette Gomber and husband Joseph of Bethlehem; and Lisa Macalush and husband Gregory of Nesquehoning; sons Gerald and George Butala of McAdoo; grandchildren Barry J. Woodring, Nicole Seymour, Christopher Woodring, Adam Stratchko, Jackie Paisley, Thomas Woodring, Courtney Gomber and Emily Macalush; four great-granddaughters; and nieces and nephews also survive.

Her funeral will be held Friday.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Divine Liturgy with Office of Christian Burial to be celebrated in St. Michael’s B.C. Church, McAdoo, at 11 a.m., by Rev. Gregory Hosler.  Interment will follow in the parish Cemetery, McAdoo.

 No public calling hours will be held.

 The Damiano Funeral Home, Inc., McAdoo, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Divine Liturgy
June 18, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church
17 E. Blaine St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

No public calling hours are scheduled

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McAdoo, PA 18237

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