Tonya Lynn (Kelius) Butler, 53, of Collegeville, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 20, 2023, at her home surrounded by family.
Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of John F. Kelius and Dawn E. Kelius.
Tonya had a tremendous amount of love in her heart to share with everyone she knew. She especially adored her children and grandchildren and had a way of making everyone feel like family. Her smile was like no other, bringing joy to those around her.
Tonya was a dedicated employee at South Eastern PA Insurance in Limerick, PA, where she worked for many years. She had a passion for helping others, and this was evident in her work. Tonya's kindness and compassion touched the lives of many.
Tonya was involved with her church, Next Community Church in Skippack, PA. She found solace and strength in her faith, which was an important part of her life. Even through her battle against cancer she praised her Lord and Savior.
Surviving along with her parents, are her children Dawn (Butler) Polito, Thomas J. Butler, Joshua Butler, Nathaniel Butler and Gabriel Butler; siblings Troy Kelius, Shannon (Kelius) Weidner, Sharri (Tobias) Sellens, and Paul Tobias; grandchildren Dustin Polito and Aurora Polito; and many cousins and extended family members.
A celebration of Tonya's life will be held on December 18th, 2023, at Next Community Church in Skippack, PA. Visitation will begin at 10 AM, followed by the service at 11 AM. A luncheon will be held afterward to honor Tonya's memory and share stories of her remarkable life.
Tonya Lynn Butler will be dearly missed by her family, friends, and all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her legacy of love, kindness, and devotion will continue to inspire those she left behind.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to assist her children in this time of need at Fundraiser by Dawn Butler : Tonya L. Butler (gofundme.com)