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Fred Joesph Buckman

1927 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Fred Joesph Buckman Obituary
Buckman, Fred Joesph

April 5, 1927 - June 23, 2014

Fred Joseph Buckman, 87, a gentle man and a gentleman died on June 23, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Harriette; daughters, Lauren (Nancy LePain) Hirsch and Karen (Dr. Dale) Scott; grandchildren, Robert Meyers, Trey and Brett Scott and his beloved companion, Gunny. Other family members include Michael (Ann Pastore) Buckman, Susan (Ed Hrubec) Buckman, Barbara Buckman, Joseph Clonick and Evan Buckman Cervantes. He is preceded in death by his parents, Abe and Dorothy and brother, Bob.

A lifelong Chicagoan until 2008, Fred served in WWII, had a degree from the University of Illinois and worked as a civil engineer for 25 years and a bond broker for 25 years. His three recreational passions were tennis, bowling and competitive bridge at which he was both an accomplished player and administrator.

Donations may be made to Nate's Honor Rescue, 8437 Cooper Creek Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34201 or at www.nateshonoranimalrescue.org.

Published in Herald Tribune from July 2 to July 3, 2014
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