John “Butch” Bressette of Kettle and Stoney Point passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019, surrounded by his family at the age of 52.
Butch was the cherished companion and best friend of Wendy Greenbird for over 20 years, living out their dreams together including their times fishing, golfing and playing bingo. Butch was a special mentor to his stepson Rob & Marley Greenbird.
The second oldest son of Sharon Henry, Butch will be missed by his siblings, Carmel Bressette & Ambrose Penton, Randy Bressette, Lin Henry, Ryan & Melanie Henry, and Devin & Roberta Bressette. Butch leaves a legacy in his Grandchildren, Nevaeh and Ryker Greenbird
Dearly missed Uncle to Greg & Shawna, Niall, Montee, Ember, Aiden, Devin, Danielle, Darian, Destiny, Dakota, Remington, Dane, Darcie, Ava, Denver, Grey Sky, Victoria, Nodin, and Mia.
Butch is predeceased by sisters Barbara Henry and Nicole Burridge and will be missed by his many Aunts, Uncles, family, and friends.
A huge Maple Leaf fan, Butch was a great cook and an avid golfer. Butch loved to hunt deer and duck whenever he wasn’t fishing for smallmouth bass at the Point, always accompanied by reminiscing and telling stories to his beautiful wife Wendy. Butch was honoured to serve in the Canadian Armed Forces in the militia and the U.S Armed Forces as an armoured crewman and carried on his serving by working with the local youth in the community.
A wake will occur from Friday, September 13, at 7pm until Monday, September 16 at 11am at 6120 Indian Lane in Kettle Point, followed by a service at the Kettle Point Community Centre at 1pm officiated by Pastor Murray Shawnoo. Interment will take place at the Kettle Point Cemetery with a reception to follow at the community centre. Arrangements entrusted to Gilpin Funeral Chapel, please leave a memory or condolence online at www.GilpinFuneralChapel.com