John A. "Jack" Buckley, Jr.
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John A. "Jack" Buckley, Jr., age 64 , of Wilmington, DE was called home on July 17, 2014.
Jack retired from Pepsi after 30 years of service. He was member of the Claymont Fire Company for 47 years, where he achieved his life active membership and was a past officer. During that time, he also worked with children in the Delaware Fire Setters Program. He loved to fish and golf, but his greatest love was spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John A. Sr. and Thelma Buckley. Jack is survived by his wife of 31 years, Denise E. Buckley; 6 children, Dianna, Kelly McCann (TJ), Cheryl, Amanda (Shane), Stephen Bonsal, Jr., Melanie Nathanson (Andrew); and 8 grandchildren. He is also survived by his newly found birth family.
A viewing will be Tuesday evening, July 22, 2014 from 7 to 9pm at Gebhart Funeral Home, 3401 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703, where a funeral service will be held Wednesday morning , July 23 at 11am. Burial will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Helen F. Graham Cancer Center , Special Needs Fund, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Rd., Newark, DE 19713.
To offer condolences, visit:
Gebhart Funeral Homes - Claymont
3401 Philadelphia Pike Claymont, DE 19703
Published in The News Journal from July 20 to July 21, 2014