90th birthday

Elise Buttermore

DAMASCUS — A 90th birthday celebration for Elise (Steer) Buttermore will be held with an open house for family and friends from 2-4 p.m. May 19 at the Damascus United Methodist Church.

Buttermore was born May 16, 1928, to Edwin and Ana Steer and was a lifelong member of the Damascus community.

She is a graduate of Goshen High School and is most known for working at the Christian book store in Damascus. She was employed at the former Haldi’s Shoe Store in Salem.

She is an active member of the church, teaching Sunday school, leading children’s music, singing in the choir, singing in a trio, attending Bible study and serving on various committees over the years.

She has been married to Paul “Skip” Buttermore, whom she married Dec. 23, 1945. This year the couple will celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary.

She has two children, Paula Wartluft and Jim Buttermore, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

The family requests that gifts be omitted.

For those unable to attend the open house, cards may be sent to P.O. Box 46, Damascus, Ohio 44619.