Former Ridgefielder Anne Buttrick has died at age 83

Anne Palmer Buttrick of Torrington, formerly of Ridgefield, died on Sunday, Feb. 16, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born on March 5, 1930, in Rye, N.Y.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Allan “Bud” Buttrick; two sons, Allan “Scott” Buttrick III and his fiancée, Su Moran, and Todd Buttrick; a daughter, Leigh Leighton, and her husband, Bernie; and three grandchildren, Michael, Alyssa and Jenna.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, at St. John’s Church, 51 Church Street, Pine Meadow, in New Hartford at 11.

Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 5 Steele Road, New Hartford, has care of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Church, P.O. Box 27, Pine Meadow, CT 06067, or VNS of Torrington. Visit an online guestbook at