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“Butch had been a great friend to our family in Popponesset for many years. He was so kind to my grandparents, my mother, and all of us. Butch will be...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Heidi Slaney Tremblay - MA

“Steve, truly sorry for the loss of your wonderful Dad. May all your treasured memories make you smile and know he is always watching over all of you...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sandra Stratis - Worcester, MA

“Hello Scott,Very sorry to hear of your dad's passing. You are in our thoughts. Ronnie & Melanie Sullivan (old friend from Cedarwood) ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Ronnie Sullivan - Waltham, MA

“About 60 years of friendship that Ive always treasured has come to an end. I am heartbroken. Butchie grew up with my husband and we've been friends...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Lucchese - Medway, MA

“Going to miss seeing you each summer at Wimpys. 75 great years of of friendship, Love Jerry & Wanda ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“BUTCH,YOU WILL TRULY BE MISSED, ILL REMEMBERED THE GOOD OLE DAYS WE HAD GROWING UP..YOU WERE A GREAT FRIEND AND I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU.PETER I. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: DINA Scarpelli - MEdford, MA

“Pat, Steven, & ScottPoppy Beach (Jeep Place) will never be the same without Butchie. Save those hats & the beer cooler!! He was a special & funny guy...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Breau - Mashpee, MA

“Scott, Very sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. I know we spoke about his condition often and you loved him dearly. I'm sure you have...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Richard Misserville - Chester, NH


Butch McCue's favorite place to be was on Cape Cod…namely Popponesset. Anyone who has affection for the Cape knows once you're over the bridge on the other side of the canal it's the way life should be. The ocean, the beaches, nature and the company of family and friends was all Butch ever needed.

Donald C. 'Butch' McCue died Monday, August 10, 2020 in Care Dimensions Hospice Residence in Lincoln. He was 83.

When not on the Cape home for Butch was Waltham. Born on April 22, 1937 in Waltham he was a son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Hays) Waltham. A graduate of Waltham High School with the class of 1956 he married Waltham native Patricia M. Canter on June 16, 1968.

Butch worked over 30 years for Lucent Technologies before retiring in 1987.

He was a member of the Waltham Sons of Italy Dante Alighieri Lodge #648 and in earlier years enjoyed rounds of golf with friends as well as fishing and other sports with his two sons. An avid Red Sox fan he was a coach for his sons when they played in the Nipper Maher league in early years.

Butch was predeceased by his siblings, Walter, Paul, Arthur 'Squeaky' McCue and Barbara Clark.

In addition to his wife of 52 years, Patricia, he leaves his sons, Steven M. McCue (Janet) of Shrewsbury and Scott A. McCue (Karen) of Manchester, New Hampshire; his grandchildren, Jameson, Brady and Taylor; his brother, Robert McCue of Wisconsin; nieces & nephews.

Calling hours for Butch will be held in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, August 13th from 4 to 7 p.m. [Those over 60 and those with underlying health conditions are welcome to visit from 4 to 5 p.m. and others from 5 to 7 p.m.]. His funeral service and burial in Calvary Cemetery will be private.

In lieu of flowers memorial in his name may be made to Paul McCue Memorial Scholarship Fund, 36 Fiske Ave, Waltham MA 02453 or Care Dimensions 73 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102 Danvers, MA 01923.