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 Joyce E <I>Chaffee</I> Buffington

Joyce E Chaffee Buffington

Birth
USA
Death 9 Jun 2010 (aged 83)
North Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Sheshequin, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 67958559 · View Source
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Joyce E. Chaffee Buffington, 83, widow of William Joseph Buffington, formerly of Huston Street, Towanda, Pa., died Wednesday morning, June 9, 2010 at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital in North Towanda Township, Pa.

Joyce was born May 5, 1927 in the daughter of the late Walter and Ethel Watkins Chaffee.

She was a graduate of Ulster High School. On June 23, 1951, Joyce married William Joseph Buffington at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Towanda, Pa., and together they made their home on Huston Street in Towanda for many years. Joyce was employed in the garment manufacturing industry first in Wysox and later in Standing Stone, Pa., for a number of years until her retirement. She was a devoted member of the Ulster Village Presbyterian Church and enjoyed making specialty dolls in her leisure time.

She is survived by: her son, David A. Buffington of Windham Summit, Pa.; her grandchildren, David R. Buffington, Alicia Nicole Buffington, and Jared Landmesser and his wife Wendy; great-grandchildren Ethan and Brayden Landmesser; son-in-law, Lynne Landmesser of Rome, Pa.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, William Joseph Buffington on Sept. 7, 1996 and by her daughter, Carol Landmesser.

The funeral service will be held Monday, June 14, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the Ulster Village Presbyterian Church with Pastor Dale Bird officiating. Interment will be in the Sheshequin Valley Cemetery, Sheshequin Twp., Pa. The family will receive friends on Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church. Service arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Ulster Village Presbyterian Church, in care of Esther Rhinebold, RR 2 Box 312, Ulster, PA 18850, in Joyce E. Chaffee Buffington's memory.

- Towanda Daily Review
June 11, 2010


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  • Created by: Marilyn
  • Added: 5 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67958559
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joyce E Chaffee Buffington (5 May 1927–9 Jun 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67958559, citing Sheshequin Valley Cemetery, Sheshequin, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn (contributor 47077044) .