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Douglas Butcher

February 19, 1946 - June 5, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: June 8, 2019

Funeral Home Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.


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Douglas L. Butcher, 73, of Forest City died Wednesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.His wife of 38 years is Marsha Hammel

Born in Ft. Pierce, FL; he was the son of the late Carlos Kline and Beatrice Frances Bradeen Butcher. Douglas served with the Army 7th  Special Forces Unit in Viet Nam and the retired from the U.S. Postal Service, Scranton.

He was a Lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Doug enjoyed working with computers and spending time with his family.

He is survived by four children, Nicholas Butcher and wife Trudy, Harford, Chantel Kraft and husband Edward, Union Dale, Stephen Butcher, Simpson and Crystal Butcher and Francis Meyer, Charleston, S.C., eight grandchildren, Zack, Katie, Cory, Brianna, Katelyn, Jordan, Christopher and Kyle and a great grandson, Seth.  A brother, Richard Butcher, Forest City, two sisters, Brenda Giambrone and Teresa Butcher both of Kalamazoo, MI., nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Butcher..

The funeral service will be Saturday at 10:00 AM in the Joseph W Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc . 621 Main St., Simpson. Interment will be at Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 100 Williams Ave., Dunmore, Pa 18510. For directions or condolences visit:

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