Martha V. Butler, 75, of Poolesville died on Sunday, July 13 in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
She was the wife of the late Edward T. Butler, Jr. Born on September 28, 1938 in Boston, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Col. Nicholas R. and Virginia (Warren) Voorhis.
Martha graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1956, the Lucy Webb Hayes School of Nursing, Washington, D.C. in 1959, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from American University in Washington, D.C. in 1963. She was a registered nurse for several years and then devoted her time to her family.
She is survived by her children, Edward N. Butler (Ann) of Woodbridge, Virginia, John W. Butler (Lori) of Salisbury, and David H. Butler (Wendy) of Poolesville; one brother, Nicholas R. Voorhis, Jr., of Albuquerque, New Mexico; one sister, Virginia Butler of Media, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Emily C. and Sarah E. Butler of Salisbury, and Ross D. Butler of Poolesville; and one aunt, Nathalie W. McCulloch, of Sarasota, Florida.