Robert J. Butterfield, age 84, of Warwick, died on June 15, 2012 at West Shore Health Center. He was the husband of Geraldine J. (Borchetta) Butterfield.
Born in Providence, the son of the late William and Rose (Gear) Butterfield, he lived in Warwick for most of his life. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. Mr. Butterfield was a plater in the jewelry industry for many years before retiring.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sisters, Eleanor Dansereau of Warwick and Christine Derkez of Cranston; several nieces and nephews; and four step-sons.
His funeral will be held on Tuesday, June 19, at 8 a.m. from the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. Timothy Church, 1799 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Burial with military honors will be in the Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter.