In Memory of






Obituary for Sandra Arline "Sandy" Butler (Barbour)

Sandra “Sandy” Butler, 76, of Nashua passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 surrounded by her family. Sandy was born on January 22, 1948, daughter of the late Lillian (Kimball) and Raymond Barbour Sr. She was the loving wife of Ben F. Butler Sr. for 33 years. They were married on March 25, 1972.

In her free time Sandy enjoyed going to play bingo at Eagles Wing Bingo Hall in Nashua. She enjoyed going to Foxwoods and playing slots. Sandy also enjoyed going to the beach and sitting by the ocean and watching the waves and children play.

Survivors include her children Faith Tenhave and her husband Tim of Merrimack, and Joseph Girouard Jr. of Nashua, Candi Houle of Nashua, Ben F. Butler Jr. and his wife Dawn of Nashua. Survivors also include her siblings Raymond “Pete” Barbour Jr., Ernest Barbour, Roger Barbour, and Patti Boucher and her husband Mark. Sandy also leaves behind 13 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.
Aside from her parents, Sandy is predeceased by her first husband Joseph Girouard Sr. and her second husband Ben F. Butler Sr. She also is predeceased by her daughter, Marguerite Girouard, and her brother Robert Barbour.

SERVICES: Visitation will be held on Monday, March 4, 2024 from 4:00 – 7:00pm at Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064. A funeral service will follow on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 11:00am at Davis Funeral Home. Interment will immediately follow at Edgewood Cemetery, 107 Amherst St., Nashua, NH 03064. Friends and family are invited to attend. Donations in Sandy’s name may be made to the Merrimack Community Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054. The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064 is in charge of arrangements. An online guest-book is available at (603) 883-3401. “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER”.