Glen M. Butler, age 82, of Wellsboro, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. He enjoyed 53 years together with his life partner, Phyllis Driebelbies, of Wellsboro. He was born on March 3, 1937, in Wellsboro, the son of the late George and Frances (Pollock) Butler.
Glen graduated from Wellsboro High School and was employed for 39 years as a pipefitter for Corning Glass Works in Corning, NY. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Wellsboro Lodge 1147, and the USW Local 1000 union. He was an avid hunter and valued the time spent with family and friends at hunting camp. He also enjoyed fishing, playing cards and was a car fanatic in his younger years. Glen will be missed by family and friends for his strong-willed nature and great sense of humor.
Left to cherish his memory are his life partner, Phyllis Driebelbies, of Wellsboro; son and daughter-in-law, Tim & Cathy Driebelbies, of Wellsboro; step-sons, Vincent Driebelbies and John G. Driebelbies (Ruby), both of Wellsboro; six grandchildren, Brock (Kristie), Kali (Josh), Samantha, Patrick (Chelsea), Ryan (Alicia) and Dixie (Mike); six great grandchildren; sisters, Helen Davis, Ramona Saturn and Nancy Copp (Gary), all of Wellsboro; several nieces & nephews; and any dear friends.
In addition to his parents, Glen was preceded in death by his brother, Lloyd G. Butler.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Glen’s name to either the Loyal Order of Moose, Wellsboro Lodge 1147, P.O. Box 661, Wellsboro, PA 16901, or the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd., 139 Main Street, Wellsboro. Glen’s funeral service will immediately follow visitation at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Darwin “Tink” Cranmer officiating. Burial will take place in the Niles Valley Cemetery, Middlebury Center. To share your fondest memories of Glen, please visit www.tusseymosher.com.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1147
P.O. Box 661, Wellsboro PA 16901