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Charles B. Butterworth

02/06/1958 - 04/28/2023


Obituary For Charles B. Butterworth

Charles Butterworth, 65, of Warren, RI, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, April 28, 2023, after a long battle with cancer. A son of the late Charles and Shirley (Cadima) Butterworth and the loving husband of Donna (Smith) Butterworth, Charles was a lifelong resident of Warren. Charles was always very active and continued to work at his business, Butterworth Painting for over 40 years until the end of his life. In his free time, he loved to go fishing and quahogging which also went hand-in-hand with his love of boating. He was an avid New England sports fan and enjoyed watching the Patriots and Red Sox. Most of all, Charles loved spending time with his dogs, Dolly and Whit, and his beloved family which includes five grandchildren. He also liked listening to The Doors, gardening, and spending time on the Kicki. In addition to his loving wife, Donna, Charles is survived by his sons, Jacob Hezekiah Butterworth and his wife Leigh of Warren, RI and Corey Tyler Butterworth and his fiancé Aristina Pires of Bristol, RI; his brother, Steven Butterworth of New Hampshire; his sisters, Patricia Butterworth-Massa of Warwick, RI and Rebekah Butterworth-Arruda of Warren, RI; and his five grandchildren, Madison, Makenna, Aubrielle, Aelynn, and Colson Butterworth. He was the brother of the late Susan Butterworth. Services are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, RI, where the family will receive relatives and guests for Visitation on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 9 AM to 12.. A Service will be held in the Funeral Home at 11:30AM. Burial will be private at the family cemetery (Warren Historical Cemetery #4) along Long Lane in Warren. For directions or tributes, please visit

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  • 05/06/2023

    To Jacob and all of his family, please accept our sincere sympathy on the loss of your father. Joe and Donna Amaral

  • 05/04/2023

    Very sorry for your families loss. Knew Charlie for many years. 🙏🙏🙏He's in a better place now.

  • 05/04/2023

    Patti and Susan, sorry to hear of the loss of your brother Charles. May God bring you Peace during this difficult time. Ray and Nancy Romano

  • 05/01/2023

    So sorry to see Charlie gone. Sympathy to all his family and loved ones. You will be missed till we meet again.

  • 05/01/2023

    Charlie and I had a lot of wild and great times in our younger years, memories I will always remember. Donna my sincere condolences to you and your family Dave McCauley. Forney Texas

  • 04/30/2023

    My deepest sympathy to my sister, her sons, and the entire family for the loss of Charlie, who fought a courageous battle with cancer. Barbara & Larry Freedman

  • 04/30/2023

    I'm so sorry to read this I was wondering how he was doing because I hadn't seen him in a while here at Home Depot Seekonk he was such a nice man liked to talk to him when he came to buy his paint I'm so sorry for your loss

  • 04/29/2023

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Your Neighbors Keri Pion

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