Charles "Butch" Metzler II

Obituary of Charles "Butch" Metzler II

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Charles J. “Butch” Metzler II, 70 of East Haven, passed away June 30, 2023 at St. Raphael Campus of Yale NH Hospital. He was born August 19, 1952 in Meriden to Charles and Jean (Pipicelli) Metzler. Charles is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Eileen (Salvati) and their son, Charles “C.J.” Metzler III of East Haven along with Butch’s three sisters: Debbie Esler (Jerry) of Wallingford, Cyndie Paul (Rich) of Florida and Bonnie Garro (Mark) of Florida. Butch is also survived by numerous nieces/nephews, great nieces/nephews and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Jonathan Esler and sister-in-laws, Cynthia Salvati and Laurie Laporte. Butch Metzler was a selfless and dedicated member of the East Haven community and retired employee with over 40 years of service at Stop & Shop in East Haven, he will be leaving behind a legacy of service and compassion. He was known for his unwavering commitment to helping others and was actively involved in various clubs and organizations, including the St. Andrew Society, East Haven Food Pantry, East Haven Zoning Board, Wallingford Rod and Gun Club, Republican Town Committee, and was a supporter of East Haven Athletics. In addition to his community service, he was a loving husband and father, cherishing his family above all else. Butch's impact on the community and love for his family will be deeply missed, and his memory will continue to inspire acts of kindness and generosity. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 P.M. on Friday, July 7, 2023 at the Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home (Clancy Funeral Home), 43 Kirkham Ave., East Haven. All are welcome to meet and attend a graveside service on Saturday, July 8 at 11 A.M. in East Lawn Cemetery, 58 River Street, East Haven.

Calling Hours

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, July 7, 2023
Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home
43 Kirkham Ave.
East Haven , Connecticut, United States

Graveside Service

11:00 am - 11:20 am
Saturday, July 8, 2023
East Lawn Cemetery
River Street
East Haven , Connecticut, United States
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Charles "Butch" Metzler II

1952 - 2023

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