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 Mary Ellen Bucklew

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Mary Ellen Bucklew

  • Birth 28 Apr 1946 Martin, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 31 Oct 2003 Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 8071152

Mary Ellen Bucklew, 57, of Darlington Township, PA, died October 31, 2003, of an aneurism as she drove home from work. Her 33-year old son, Ernest Bucklew, was on emergency leave to attend her funeral when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter he was in was shot down in Fallujah, Iraq.

Mary Ellen was the daughter of the late Ernest N. and Isa Dora Tarr Wilson. She was employed for 14 years as a sales rep in the instrument department for KTA-Taylor, Inc., RIDC Park.

Survivors are her husband of 33 yeras, Donald Ray Bucklew; a daughter and son-in-law, Dawn Marie and Christian DeFelice, Enon Valley, a daughter-in-law, Barbara Bucklew, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and four grandchildren: Joshua and Justin Bucklew, and Kristyn and Zackery DeFelice.
Mary Ellen was the sister to Robert James Wilson of South Carolina, and four sisters, Betty Smith, Shirley J. Baker, Ruth Devinney and Pegy Ryczek.

Mrs. Bucklew and Staff Sergeant Bucklew were buried along side one another on Saturday.

(see Sgt. Ernest Bucklew)

(edited information kindly provided by Dennis Deel)

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  • Created by: Grace, Peace and Love, Karen
  • Added: 8 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8071152
  • Dennis Alan Deel
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ellen Bucklew (28 Apr 1946–31 Oct 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8071152, citing Beaver Falls Cemetery and Mausoleum, Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Grace, Peace and Love, Karen (contributor 46491833) .