June Diana Park
Mrs. June Diana Park (nee Buttle-Osborne) died peacefully on August 11, 2021 in Emerson Health & Rehabilitation Center, Emerson, NJ. She was 88.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 15, from 2 to 6 PM at the Condon Funeral Home, 684 Kearny Avenue, Kearny, NJ. The American Legion Auxiliary, Nutley Unit 70 will be officiating a memorial service at the funeral home at 4:30 PM, with the funeral service to follow at 5:00 PM. Masks will be required.
June was born in London, England to Cyril and Gladys Buttle but was moved to Swinden, England as a child to avoid the London bombings in During WWII and lived with Hubert and Martha Osborne, who later adopted her.
June worked at British Railways, Ltd until her marriage to Robert A. Park of the United States Air Force who was stationed in England. She followed Robert to many Air Force bases in the US and England until finally moving to Rutherford, NJ upon his discharge from the service in 1963. In the US, June worked at Shop Rite, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Peerless Stationary and Automatic Data Processing from which she retired in 1986. After retiring, June held a number of jobs in the Cape May area where she lived for 23 years before once again returning to Rutherford.
June was a British citizen living in the United States with a green card until 2020, when she became a citizen and proudly voted in her first election.
June is survived by her children, Cheryl DiAntonio and her husband Alexander DiAntonio, Robert Park and his wife Karen Dvoretsky-Park, and Lynne DelTosto and her husband Henry DelTosto, as well as her 6 grandchildren, Amanda DiAntonio and her soon-to-be husband Michael Tedesco, Daniel DiAntonio, Jenna Park-Lehr and her husband Justin Lehr, Paige Park, Andrew Park and Shane Park. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert A. Park, her parents, Cyril and Gladys Buttle, her siblings, Joyce Buttle, Hugh Buttle, Leonard Buttle, Pauline Buttle-Dalton and John Buttle, and her adopted parents, Hubert and Martha Osborne.
June was a proud member of the American Legion Auxiliary Nutley Unit 70 and the Kip Center in Rutherford, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, it was June’s desire that donations be made in her memory to the American Legion Auxiliary Nutley Unit 70, Post Office Box 177, Nutley, NJ 07110.
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