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Michele "Shelly" Ann Butrica

November 25, 1953 — March 28, 2021

Michele Ann Butrica, age 67, of Ellenton, Florida passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021. Michele was born November 25, 1953 in Trenton, New Jersey to Patricia Pierce and Rev Ellsworth Stone.

Shelly, as she was affectionately known, loved Jesus, people, and especially her family. She was the unofficial President of the local "Yankees Fan Club". She was very kind, gracious, gentle, and patient. She was competitive especially when playing Mexican Train with family and friends. She was a great encourager who always looked for the best in whatever someone was going through.

She was part of the Daughters of the Revolutionary War and the Grey Pretenders. She was an active member of her church Calvary Chapel Sarasota. She loved math and was a 4th grade teacher at Cornerstone Christian School in East Brunswick.

Shelly is survived by her husband, Joseph J Butrica; son Michael P Butrica (Charissa J Butrica); and son Matthew J Butrica (Jeannie M Butrica); brother Ellsworth D Stone (Susan Stone); granddaughter Evelyn R Butrica, grandson Michael J Butrica and granddaughter Zoe G Butrica; and her step-mother Ella Stone.

Michele was preceded in death by father Rev Ellsworth Stone and mother Patricia Pierce.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Michele's memory may be made to Community Pregnancy Clinic, 1419 7th Street, Sarasota, Florida US, or to a charity of your choice.

A Memorial Service will be held in New Jersey on Sunday, May 23rd, from 1:00 – 5:00pm, at Salem County Sportsmen's Club, 273 Rt. 40, Penns Grove, NJ 08067.
Local arrangements are by The Crabiel Home for Funerals, 170 N. Main St.-at Riva Avenue, Milltown. You may sign the online condolence "Guestbook" at
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Michele "Shelly" Ann Butrica, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Life Celebration Memorial Service

Sunday, May 23, 2021

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Salem Co. Sportsmen's Club

, Penns Grove, NJ 08069

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