Brunel Buteau, 70, Worked in Landscaping

Brunel_ButeauBrunel Buteau, 70, a resident of Haverhill since 2010, died March 24, at Holy Family Hospital, Methuen.

Born and raised in Cayes, Haiti, he came to the United States in 1985 and settled in Del Ray Beach, Fla., and was employed by local landscape contractors. He enjoyed gardening and working outside.

He is survived by eight sons, Bruno, Jean, Jude, George, Carrington, MacKinson, Eli and Elijah Buteau; two daughters, Brunette Buteau and Marie “Elsie” Buteau of Haverhill, with whom he made his home; two brothers, Faustin Buteau and Wilner Buteau; sister Yolande Buteau; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter Nicole Buteau.

Calling hours are Friday, March 31, from 5  to 7 p.m., at Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill. His funeral service is Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m., at the funeral home.