Welcome to the O'Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home

Family-owned and founded by Joseph M. O’Connell in 1929, the O’Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home on Little Plains Road in Southampton has a long established record for excellence.

In 2003, Kenneth T. Rothwell joined John “Jack” O’Connell, as another generation carries on a time-honored tradition of personal attention and compassion in tending to the needs of families experiencing the loss of a loved one.

At the O’Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home every funeral is unique and personal. Lauded for the dignity and sensitivity brought to each and every service, the staff is experienced in coordinating large military, law enforcement, and firematic services paying tribute to the joys, sacrifices, and contributions others have made on behalf of the greater community.

Whether you require a large or small gathering, or a simple private remembrance, at the O’Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home you are assured of the dignity, comfort, and attention to detail that is so important at this difficult time.

"A meaningful and memorable service remains the hallmark of the O’Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home."

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Jerome "Jerry" Bennett Sat. Sept 15th 1-4 PM

Jerome "Jerry" Bennett

    • Memorial Visitation:
      Saturday, September 15, 2018
      1:00-4:00 PM

    • Prayer Service:
      Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 3:45 PM
      O'Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home
      Southampton, New York

    • Interment:
      Private Cremation

    • In Lieu of Flowers:
      East End Hospice
      PO Box 1048
      Westhampton Beach, NY 11978


Stanley P. Buttonow, Jr. Fri. 2-4 & 7-9 PM

Stanley P. Buttonow, Jr.

    • Visitation:
      Friday, September 7, 2018
      2:00-4:00 PM & 7:00-9:00 PM

    • Southampton Fire Dept Firematic Service
      Friday, September 7, 2018 at 7:30 PM
      O'Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home

    • Funeral Mass:
      Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 10:00 AM
      Our Lady of Poland RC Church
      35 Maple Street
      Southampton, New York

    • Interment:
      Sacred Hearts RC Cemetery
      Southampton, NY

      Stanley P. Buttonow of Southampton, died September 4th at his home, at the age of  94. Stanley was born on July 15th, 1924 in Southampton and remained a lifelong resident. He married Mildred T. Bafundo in 1959 and together they built one of the first homes on Rosko Drive in Southampton Village in 1963. 


      He worked as a land surveyor for Squires and Holden for many years and was a dedicated member of the Southampton Fire Department for 50 years, he was a member of the Hook & Ladder Co. as well as the Heavy Rescue Squad.

      Stanley was an avid golfer and was a longtime member of the Southampton Golf Club and a
      s a young man he caddied at National Golf Links, which got him interested in golf. Stanley and Mildred enjoyed golfing together locally and travelled to many golf courses around the country.

      Stanley also enjoyed fishing, gardening and woodworking. He had a woodworking shop at his home, where he enjoyed making many pieces of furniture and cabinetry.


      Stanley was predeceased by his wife, Mildred; a sister Agatha Janik; and a sister Dolores Buttonow.  He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Maria and Steve Greenlaw; two grandchildren, Danielle Hammond and Matthew Hammond; a sister Cornelia Buttonow; a niece Marie Jackson and a nephew Ken Janik.


      Funeral services were held on September 8th at Our Lady of Poland RC Church in Southampton, followed by a burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery, also in Southampton.


      Donations may be made in Stanley’s memory to the Southampton Fire Department Benevolent Fund, P.O. Box 499, Southampton, NY 11969. The Southampton Fire Department Benevolent Association assists volunteer firefighters in need.



O'Connell-Rothwell Home
30 Little Plains Road
Southampton, New York 11968

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By Phone: (631) 283-0098
By Email: info@rothwellfuneralhomes.com