Mr. Guy Matthew Button, 55, of North Adams, died on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, following several months of failing health.
He was born in North Adams, on Sept. 28, 1957, a son of the late William and Corinne (Genest) Button. He attended schools in North Adams and graduated from Drury High School. Mr. Button last worked in the Currency Division of Crane & Co., Dalton. Earlier, he had worked in the Shipping Department and the Engraving Department of Excelsior Company Stationary Division, North Adams. He was a communicant of the Parish of St. Patrick and St. Raphael's, Williamstown. He had been a Eucharistic Minister at the former Holy Family Church, North Adams. He had been a coach for Marty's T-Ball in North Adams and the North Adams Minor League. He had also volunteered running the concession stand for Marty's T-Ball in 2012. He was an avid Boston Red Sox and New York Giants fan. His greatest enjoyment was watching his son play sports and most recently, traveling to Plymouth State University in New Hampshire to watch all of his football games.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, the former, Margaret R. Ebert, whom he married on Oct. 9, 1981; one son, David M. Button of North Adams; one brother, Michael Button and his wife Julie of Belpre, Ohio; one sister, Georgia Swift and her husband Peter of Naples, Fla.; his faithful four legged companion, Sassy; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins and many close friends.
A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Patrick-St. Raphael Church, Williamstown, celebrated by Rev. Wayne Biernat, Pastor. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery, North Adams. Calling hours are 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Paciorek Funeral Home, 13 Hoosac St., Adams.
Memorial donations may be made to Marty's T-Ball or the Plymouth State University Football Program through the funeral home.
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