Michael David Buchner, 40 of Girard passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 16,2013 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born February 25, 1973 in Erie, a son of Brian F. and Sheryl R. Kuhn Buchner of Lake City. Mike graduated from Ft. Leboeuf High School in 1991. He later enlisted in the U.S. Army and served his basic training at Ft. Leonardwood, Mo. He was later stationed at Junction City, Kan. where he served in an Infantry Battalion. Upon his discharge from the military he returned to his Waterford Home and worked for MFG. in Union City, later for Foam Fabricators in Fairview and most recently been employed by his families business, Elk Creek Painting. Mike enjoyed all types of sports and was a devoted Steelers, Penguins and Yankees Fan. He was also an avid music fan, enjoying all types and styles of music. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Charles W. Kuhn. Mike will be greatly missed by his family, which in addition to his parents include three daughters, Michaela A., Brianna M., and Kiersten R. Buchner all of Lake City; a sister, Amanda L. Buchner and her fiance', Bryan Fadely of Harlingen, Texas; a brother, Matthew B. Buchner of Erie and several aunts and uncles. Friends may call on Wednesday from 2 p.m.to the time of service at 4 p.m.at Edder Funeral Home, Inc., 309 Main St. East, Girard. Rev. David Snyder will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Michael Buchner Memorial Fund, C/O Edder Funeral Home. To send condolences visit edderfuneralhome.com
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Edder Funeral Home
309 Main Street
Girard, PA 16417
Published in the Erie Times-News on June 18, 2013