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Harry L. “Butch” Budinger Houghton, NY Harry L. “Butch” Budinger, 74, a former resident of Olean, and later Friendship, passed away Thursday (September 8, 2022) at Absolut of Houghton Nursing Facility where he had resided for the past year. Born May 31, 1948 in Wellsville, he was the son of Ernest and Cora Cook Budinger. Butch was raised in Williamson. From 1996 to 2010 he lived in New Port Richey, FL during which time he worked for Walmart. He then resided in Olean until moving to Friendship two years ago. He loved gambling and going to the casino. He really enjoyed doing daily scratch-off tickets, was an avid pool player, and loved playing card and dice games. He leaves behind a daughter Tonya Budinger of Pennsylvania; 2 grandchildren; 4 brothers and sisters Mark (Lisa) Budinger and Sandra (William) Griffith, both of Olean, Richard (Karen) Budinger of Norfolk, VA and Darlene Budinger Lee of Goshen, IN. He also is survived by several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew William Griffith and his wife Kendra of Friendship. He was predeceased by a brother Michael Budinger. The family is planning a celebration of life service at a future date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, Olean. Online condolences may be expressed at
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