Clarence “Butch” John Bartman Jr., 90, husband of Joan (Egolf) Bartman, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, October 28, 2022, at Keystone Villa.
Born in Stowe, he was the son of the late Clarence Bartman Sr. and Anna (Gofus) Bartman.
Butch proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean War where he served on a Destroyer. He later graduated from West Virginia Weselyan college in 1960 with a degree in teaching. Butch taught and coached for over 30 years at Pottsgrove High School. After retirement he worked for over 26 years at Catagnus Funeral Home. He and his wife were avid golfers and enjoyed many golf trips with their friends. Butch was an accomplished horseman and a life member of the Elks Club.
Surviving along with his wife Joan of 63 years, are his daughters Kelli Brown, wife of Dan; and Kristi Gilbert, wife of Scott; grandchildren Daniel Brown, companion of Mattilynn Gartner, Alexandra Mazzola, wife of David, Mitchell Gilbert, companion of Leann Triplicata, and Karli Gilbert, Fiancée of Michael Sedor; and great granddaughter Talia Mazzola.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, November 4, 2022, at 1:00PM at St. John’s Greek Catholic Cemetery (located on N. Hanover St., Pottstown, PA 19464) with Rev. Joe Dietz officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation (https://t2t.org/) in Butch’s name.