MARY BUTLER-SIBLEY

Mary Butler-Sibley, Esq., 63, of Fairfield, wife of John J. Sibley, died Feb. 26, 2010, in her home, with her family by her side.

She was the mother of John Sibley, Maeve Ewing and Myles Sibley; daughter of Mary B. Butler; sister of Gerard Butler and his wife, Mary Jane, and Claire Yearwood and her husband, Ralph; sister-in-law to Maryann Butler.

She was predeceased by her father, Edward, and her brother, Donald.

Born and raised in New York City, she moved to Fairfield in 1976. She was a graduate of Mount St. Ursula Academy in the Bronx, N.Y., Marymount Manhattan College and Fordham Law School, where she was a member of the Law Review and received awards in constitutional law and administrative law. She was admitted to the bar in Connecticut and New York.

A devout Catholic, she was a member of Our Lady of Assumption Parish and participated in various charities, including Operation Hope.

Calling hours took place March 1 in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, Fairfield. Her funeral Mass was celebrated March 1 in Our Lady of Assumption Church, Fairfieldl; interment was private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice (www.hospice.com) 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.

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