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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Shirley A. Butka, wife of classmate Raymond Butka Passes

Published 7/20/2010

Shirley A. Butka
Devoted wife loved her family
Shirley A. Butka, 67, of Canonsburg, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 18, 2010, in the Canonsburg General Hospital emergency room, after a lengthy illness.
She was born June 16, 1943, in Washington, a daughter of John and Roseanne Constante Jubas.
Mrs. Butka was a 1961 graduate of Trinity High School and attended cosmetology school, where she received a teaching certificate.
Prior to retirement, she did medical billing for Emer Med.
She was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church.
Mrs. Butka was a devoted wife who loved her family, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Surviving are her husband, Raymond R. Butka Sr.; two sons, Raymond R. Butka Jr. (Tracie) of Canonsburg and Ronald R. Butka (Karen) of Youngstown, Ohio; a daughter, Sheri Butka Drabeck of Canonsburg; a brother, John Jubas Jr. (Sally) of Washington; and six grandchildren, Vincent Butka, Zoey Butka, Brendan Drabeck, Christian Drabeck, Raymond (Trey) Butka III and James Raymond Butka.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Sollon Funeral Home Ltd., 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, J. David Sollon, supervisor, Phillip L. Sollon, director, where a blessing service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 22, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, Canonsburg, with Pastor John J. Batykefer officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg.
The family suggests memorials in her name to National Kidney Foundation, 700 Fifth Avenue, Floor 4, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3017. Please visit to view and leave online condolences.