Mary Jo Butterfield

June 20th, 1940 to January 11th, 2019

Mary Josephine Butterfield, 78, of Fort Gratiot, died Friday, January 11, 2018.

She was born June 20, 1940 in Grosse Pointe to the late Robert and Mary Olp.

Mary Jo was a 1958 graduate of Grosse Pointe High School and attended Olivet College. She was a prolific editor and writer, loved watching classic movies and gathering with friends. Through adversity and pain she always maintained a cheerful and openly friendly disposition, and was known by all to be very warm and generous. She tutored children in English and Christian studies.

She is survived by her two children, Daniela Davis and David John Vorkapich; and two grandsons, Daniel and Grayson Davis.

A private family memorial service was held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in Port Huron.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

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