From McComas Funeral Home:
The location of Casey Butler’s funeral has now been changed to Bel Air United Methodist Church, 21 Linwood Ave., Bel Air, MD 21014. It was originally going to be held at McComas Funeral Home in Abingdon. The day and time will still be the same; Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 23 from 3-6 p.m with a 6 p.m service immediately following.
Casey Santana Butler
Born in Wilmington, DE on Mar. 11, 1992
Departed on Nov. 15, 2010 and resided in Abingdon, MD.
Visitation: Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010
Service: Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010
NOTE: SERVICE INFORMATION HAS CHANGED
Casey Santana Butler, age 18, of Abingdon, MD, died on November 15, 2010. Born in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of Michael Paul and Susan Moreland Butler of Abingdon, MD. A resident of Harford County for 11 years, she graduated from Bel Air High School in 2010 where she was a member of the Honor Society for four years, as well as, the Spanish Honor Society. She was a member of the Bel Air High School Band, Orchestra, and Chorus; the All County Band and Orchestra for four years; and she had earned a place on the All State Band where she played 1st chair bassoon. She was also field commander for the Bel Air Marching Band. For five years she was a member of the Harford Youth Orchestra, which was conducted by Brian Folus; three years with the Maryland Youth Chamber Orchestra, which was conducted by Vladimir Lande; and for two years, she has been a member of the Peabody Youth Orchestra, which is conducted by Dr. Harlan Parker. She was currently studying at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. A 2009 Benjamin Carson Scholar Award Winner and 2010 Recognition Scholar, she also participated for eight years with the Destination Imagination which is a Creative Problem Solving Group. Casey’s motto in life has always been “Life is Music”.
In addition to her parents, Ms. Butler is survived by her brother, Clark Thomas Butler of Abingdon, MD; Marie Moreland, maternal grandmother, of Chestertown, MD; Rita D. Butler, paternal grandmother, of Wilmington, DE; aunts, Kathy Butler of Pike Creek, DE, Helen Butler of Wilmington, DE and Anne Moreland of Simpsonville, SC; uncles, James Moreland of Simpsonville, SC, David Moreland of Marietta, GA, and John Butler of Wilmington, DE; great-uncle, Ralph Thornton of Chestertown, MD; and many cousins.
Those who desire may make a contribution to Harford County Public Schools, Memo: Band Together, c/o Emmorton Elementary School, 2502 S. Tollgate Road, Bel Air, MD 21015.
God bless and comfort Casey’s family and friends. What a well lived life in such a short time.