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BURKESVILLE – Denise Butterworth, age 59, died peacefully on December 4, 2018, at Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, Kentucky. Born in Providence, Rhode Island on January 30, 1959, she was the daughter of the late John J. Butterworth and Rita Weaver of Cincinnati, Ohio.

She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Rita and Jack Weaver of Cincinnati, Ohio; three sisters: Barbara and Ted Martin and family, of Edmonton, Beverly and Russell Johnson and family of Edmonton, KY, Karen and Rip Lockwood and family, Fountain Inn, South Carolina; and one brother, Jack and Sue Butterworth and family of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Several nieces, nephews, and great nieces from Florida, Michigan, and Kentucky also survive.

She was proceeded in death by her father, John J. Butterworth, and brother, Daniel Butterworth, of South Haven, Michigan.

A heartfelt thanks to Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, Kentucky, the staff and residents for all the loving care and support since her arrival 3 years ago. Thank you to Cumberland County Hospice staff for their care in easing her passing.

Burial will be in the Arlington Memorial Gardens in Cincinnati, Ohio. Instead of flowers, friends and family may send memorial donations to Cumberland Valley Manor, Burkesville, Kentucky, so they may continue to bless Denise’s extended family there.


A memorial will be set up at Cumberland Valley Manor on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. with a guest book for those wishing to leave the family a message.

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  1. Chris Lagermann on December 6, 2018 at 8:37 pm

    A princess with an ever present smile has arrived in Heaven in time for Christmas. Bless you Denise!

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