BROOKS — Catherine Butler, 75, of Brooks passed away from a long illness on Oct. 17, 2022, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. She was born May 17, 1947, in Bath to Merton and Arlene (Elkins) Pinkham.

Cathy enjoyed crafting, knitting, crocheting and making costumes for theatrical productions. She also enjoyed watching birds and fixing puzzles. She participated in theatrical productions at Marsh River Theater and activities with Ladies Fellowship in Brooks. Cathy enjoyed spending time with her granddaughters and great-grandsons.

She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Arthur A. Butler Jr.; both of her parents; a brother, Maurice Pinkham, and two sisters, Sue and Marion Seekins.

Cathy is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Coble and husband Richard, and Sonja Richardson, all of Brooks; two sisters, Loretta Back of Sumter, S.C., and Tina Lisa of Northport; two brothers, Herbert Hunt and Robert Hunt; her granddaughters, Catherine Skigen and husband Patrick of Saco and Heather Richardson of Brooks; and great-grandsons Kaiden and Colt Larrabee.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Kinney Cemetery in Brooks. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at ripostafh.com.

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