ST. ALBANS - William H. Button, age 84, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans.
He was born in St. Albans on September 21, 1934 to the late Alfred & Jessie (Dennis) Button.
William was a lifelong farmer. He loved working with cows and always referred to them as his girls . He married Arthleen (Larose) in 1979. They raised their family while working at local farms for many years, she passed away in 2007. His favorite hobbies included watching westerns, especially Gunsmoke and Bonanza, dreaming about old cars, playing Bingo and scratch tickets, and taking trips to the casino. Williams grandchildren meant the world to him, and they always looked forward to weekends with him. He married Paule (Thibault) in May of 2010 and he lived in the apartments at Holy Angels since 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Paule Button of Swanton; his children and step-children, William Rounds of Fairfield, Lucille Powers and her husband Mark of St. Albans, Jack Button of St. Albans, Daniel Button and his wife Renae of Enosburg, Dale Lafar of Swanton, Mary Smith and her husband Kevin of Swanton, April Jones-Bushey of Swanton, Arthur Jones of Pittsfield, MA, Paules children, Leanne & Preston Apuan of Swanton, Kim Flint and her husband Richard of Highgate, Joe Phenix and his wife Karen of Swanton, and Shawn Fiske of Enosburg; his siblings, Molly Berry of Enosburg, Richard Button of Sheldon, David Button and his wife, Linda of Fairfield, Larry Button and his wife Mary of Enosburg and several nieces & nephews. Besides his parents, William was predeceased by his first wife, Rosaline (Rounds) Button; second wife, Arthleen (Larose) Button; a daughter-in-law, Mary Button; and his siblings, Joyce, Marjorie, Betty, Beverly, Russell, Howard, and Jim.
A graveside memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Highgate Center Cemetery, Route 78, Highgate Center.
For those who wish, contributions in Williams memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 110 Main Street, Suite 203, Burlington, Vermont 05401.
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