Francis G. "Bud" Marte

January 2, 1927 ~ October 6, 2014



Francis G. "Bud" Marte, 87, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on October 6, 2014 at 4:00 a.m. at the VNA Inpatient Hospice.

He was born January 2, 1927 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania to the late Francis G. Marte, Sr. and Anne Marie (Keene) Marte.

Mr. Marte was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II in the European, African and Middle Eastern Campaigns. He worked as a draftsman at Koppers, Inc. in Pittsburgh, where he retired from in 1992. Mr. Marte was protestant by faith. He enjoyed woodworking, metal working and hunting.

Mr. Marte is survived by his wife, Gloria M. Marte, whom he married August 30, 1958; one daughter, Jodie Stevenson and her husband Paul of Murrysville, PA; one brother, Dr. Jay G. Marte of Butler, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Adrian C. Marte, John D. Marte and an infant brother; and an infant sister.

Friends will be received Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA. Funeral services will be held immediately following at 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Kris Denning of Oak Hills Christian Church officiating.

Burial will take place in the Butler County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the VNA of Western PA, Visiting Nurses Association, 154 Hindman Road, Butler, PA 16001 or the VNA Inpatient Hospice, 115 Technology Drive, Butler, PA 16001.




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