|Birth: ||Jul. 30, 1919|
|Death: ||Jun. 25, 2007|
John J. Buckley, fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother church, Tuesday, June 26, 2007.
Loving husband for 60 years & 5 days of Esther 'Marie' Buckley (nee Morrisroe); beloved father of Jack (Angelika), Jim, (Christine), Rita (Andy Neill), Bill (MaryBeth Kaslick), Gerry (Judy), Mary (John Hermann) & Larry (Vicki).
Loving grandfather of Martin, Kevin, Erin, David, Theresa, Laura, Patricia, Christina, Brennan, Kathleen, Jennifer, Tim, Ryan & Grace; brother-in-law of Rita Morrisroe; dear uncle, cousin & friend.
John Buckley was a native of Boston, Mass. and achieved the rank of Captain in the Army as a WWII Veteran.
He served 21 years as a Special Agent in the FBI and completed his 'first' career working as Director of Security for Master Card.
Following retirement John was ordained a Permanent Deacon in 1992 and served at St. Williams Parish followed by Sacred Heart in his final years. John was active in the St. Louis Archdiocese Development Campaigns and worked tirelessly to advance the work for the St. Vincent DePaul Society in the St. Louis area.
He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, layman and Cardinal fan.
Services: Funeral from the SCHRADER Funeral Home, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Monday, 10:30 a.m. to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Valley Park for 11:00 a.m. Mass.
Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
If desired, contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society or Metropolitan School.
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Oakville (St. Louis County)
St. Louis County
Plot: 1V, Site 2068
Created by: Gracie's Grammy
Record added: Jul 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20212093