BUTTON, Joseph Garland

(Proud co-owner of Button’s Heating & Air Conditioning)

Peacefully at home on Saturday, December 9th, Joe, in his 63rd year.  Beloved husband of Faye.  Loving father of Renée Taylor (Glen Stewart) of Baltimore ON and Mike Button (Lisa Zimmerman) of Oshawa.  Loving grandfather of Aiden Taylor.  Predeceased by his parents Samuel David and Eliza Maude Button, brothers Ralph and Winston, sisters Shirley and Elizabeth and niece Jennifer.  Leaving to mourn are siblings Larry (Brenda Ambler), Earl (Sheila), Margaret (Bill Rogers), Phyllis (John Wiseman), David (Leslie), Dean (Judy), and sisters-in-law Betty and Lorna.  Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and colleagues.  Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.  Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, December 13th at 11:00 a.m., with cremation to follow.  Donations in memory of Joe to the ‘Oshawa Hospital Foundation’ for the Durham Region Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at makfuneralhome.com.


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  • Dec 11, 2017

    Alison Van Den Oetelaar
    I am so sorry to hear of Joe's passing.  He has been a wonderful boss and friend. We will miss him.
    Please accept my condolences, just know that I am here for you, please don’t hesitate to reach out, especially during this difficult time.
  • Dec 11, 2017

    Geoff & Roni Zinner
    There are so many wonderful things that can be said about Joe.  Joe was a gentle soul and if you looked up generosity in the dictionary you would see a picture of him.  Probably holding a fish with that big smile of his.  What great memories he has left us with.
    We all have our happy memories of Joe.  This is what will keep them alive in our hearts and in our minds, and he will continue to live on, through us. 
    Our condolences.
  • Dec 11, 2017

    Phil Wiseman
    Sorry to hear of Joe's passing. He left his positive mark on everyone he came in contact with. Please accept our sincere condolences
    Phil and Nicole
  • Dec 11, 2017

    Gary Cutler
    Dear Faye.  I'm so sorry to hear about Uncle Joe.  Speaking from experience, I know at a time like this no words can take away the pain you are feeling nor will they make you feel better.  In the days to come when you may find a tear falling remember the many wonderful memories you have and perhaps it will, for a moment, help put a smile on your face.  
    Uncle Joe was a genuine kind caring man who would without hesitation help anyone.  His kindness will not be forgotten and will always be inspirational to us all.  I feel blessed to have been part of his family.   
  • Dec 11, 2017

    Peter & Christina Kilpatrick
    We are deeply saddened by the news of Joe's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ♥ 
  • Dec 11, 2017

    Steve Hardy
    Please accept our most heartfelt condolences in this time of loss. Our thoughts are with the entire Button family at this difficult time.
    Steve and Kayla 
  • Dec 11, 2017

    Sheldon Button
    I have many fond memories of Uncle Joe. I recall as a child we all got excited when we knew he was coming to visit.  My father used to say, "Brother Joe is coming" with a big smile.  There was always big fishing plans and lots of fun coming with it.  He will always hold a special place in my heart.  His smile, laughter and generosity made him special, he was a good man whom won't be forgotten. 
    Our Condolences
    Sheldon, Janet and Sabrina
  • Dec 12, 2017

    Wilson and Christine Pickett
    So sorry to hear about Joe's passing, our condolences to the Button family.Joe was a great man RIP my friend.
  • Dec 12, 2017

    Blair and Judy MacDonald
    Our deepest condolences to the family.  You are in our thoughts and prayers. 
  • Dec 12, 2017

    Warren and Barb Lynch
    Sorry to hear about Joe. Joe and I worked together for about 15 years. We travelled together many times on reward trips. We always had a good time with Joe and Faye.  The HVAC Industry will miss Joe’s knowledge and experience. Our deepest condolences to his family and all the staff at Button’s Heating. Warren & Barb Lynch Peterborough Ontario.
  • Dec 12, 2017

    Faye,Renée,Aiden and family
    So sorry we could not be there to share this difficult time with you.Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you with you today .We will always remember our kind hearted Joe with love and affection.
    He was special to all of us in many ways. But,there are smiles in heaven today as many hands reach out to welcome him home.     Rest in heavenly peace brother Joe.
    Love to all of you 
     Margaret ,Lorna and Betty
  • Dec 13, 2017

    Phyllis & John Wiseman
    To: Faye, Renee, Aiden & family
    We are sorry we could attend the service for Joe, but we were there in spirit and our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to you guys.
    We hope you find some comfort to know that Joe will still be there for all of you and looking over you from above and we will see him again one day.
    He was a very kind loving person and will always be missed and remembered by so many people whose lives that he touched.
    Sleep with the angels Joe, and we love so much.  ♥♥♥ XOXO
  • Dec 14, 2017

    Don & Peggy Bone
    Joe, you were a great friend to our family and we will forever miss you.  Andrea will miss her grandpa Joe, but she promises she will make you very proud of her. RIP my friend, you have left a footprint on all our lives, we love you very much ❤️
    Faye & family, you have our deepest condolences. Just know that I am here for you ❤️
    Love you
    Don and Peggy
  • Dec 14, 2017

    Mike and Janina Lukomski
    Dear Faye and the Button Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Joe, such a wonderful man. We will remember the times spent together at hospital visits and learning about his passion for life. He was a very friendly man and we will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Mike and Janina

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