Stanley Butkus, Jr. passed away on October 10, 2018 in his home in Cecil after fighting a courageous battle with cancer in the arms of his loving wife, Jamie Jansante Butkus of 38 years who retired as a Reading Specialist from McGuffey School District.
He was born on October 7, 1943 the son of the late Stanley and Mary Butkus.
Stanley was a 1961 graduate of Chartiers Valley High School. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the Air Force. He went on to become a police officer with Scott Township where he retired as the Chief of Police after 43 years.
Since his retirement in 2008 he enjoyed traveling with his wife. Stanley is a member at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Canonsburg.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are his two children, his son Stanley Butkus and his daughter Cheryl Scala, a stepson Brian Konya, a sister Barbara Pollock, grandson Dylan and three step granddaughters, Allison, Madeline and Lila Konya and many cousins, nephews and nieces.
A family private family remembrance will be held at a future date.
Memorials in honor of Stanley may be made to St. Jude's Children’s Cancer Fund at stjude.org.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, LFD owner/supervisor and Darla A. Tripoli, LFD, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120.