Rev. Richard Fintan (Dick) Butler CC

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Bandon

Colleges Attended
Irish College, Paris France

Details Of Ordination
Irish College, Paris, France
11/6/1939

Appointments
Bandon CC : 22/6/1963 – 2/4/1974

Ringaskiddy CC : 12/3/1956 – 22/6/1963

Ballydehob CC : 14/10/1952 – 12/3/1956

Kealkill CC : 1/8/1945 – 14/10/1952

Ministry abroad/Notthingham.England : 1939 – 1945

Notes
He had the distinction of being one of the last priests of the Diocese of Cork to be ordained at the Irish College, Paris, France (The others being; Very Rev. Michael Lucey, and Very Rev. Florence O’Flynn).
In Bandon he was closely associated with the Legion of Mary.
Also he was chairman of the Bandon branch of the Irish Red Cross Society.

Date Of Death
2/4/1974

Place Of Death
The Presbytery, Bandon, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Bandon, Co. Cork

Obituary
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. C. Lucey, Bishop of Cork & Ross presided at the Concelebrated Requiem Mass.