Frederick Butwell

Obituary of Frederick Michael Butwell

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On Saturday, January 29, 2022, Frederick Michael Butwell of Highland, NY, loving husband, brother, uncle, and loyal friend, passed away at Westchester Medical Center at the age of 50. Freddy was born on July 6, 1971 in Newburgh, NY to Justin and Maryjane Butwell. He graduated from Marlboro High School in 1989. On November 12, 2011, he married the love of his life Kelli Messina. Freddy had a passion for life and touched the lives of many. Anyone who knew him, knew he had such a big heart. He was an accomplished athlete in his younger days, excelling at baseball and basketball. Freddy was an amazing competitor at any sport he picked up. Fred was an Organizer with the New York State Laborers' Organizing Fund. He will be remembered for his hilarious sense of humor, his infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate spirit. Freddy was preceded in death by his mother, Maryjane, and his father, Justin. He is survived by his wife Kelli Messina and their three loves Moses, Shiloh and Lukey, his sisters Deborah Jones (Billy) and Lisa Argenio (Jerry), his brother, Justin Butwell (Kim), his mother-in-law and father-in-law Carol and Richard Messina, his brother-in-law Rich Messina (Melissa), his brother-in-law Michael Messina and several cousins, nieces, nephews and a great-niece. There will be a Celebration of Life held in his honor at Laborers' Local 17 Training Academy, 451 Little Britain Road, Newburgh, NY on Saturday, February 5, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Freddy had a deep love for animals, contributions in memory of Freddy can be made to the Hudson Valley SPCA, PO Box 356, Vails Gate, NY 12584. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Frederick
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at DiDonato Funeral Service Inc
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