Bucklaew, Richard F.
TYRONE: 63, of Tyrone and formerly Clarence, NY, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 after a brief battle with cancer. A memorial service at a later date will be announced. Updates will be posted at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com
. Richard, "Dick" or "Bucky" as he was known by his friends, worked as an electrician with IBEW Local #41 of Buffalo and later IBEW Local #241 of Ithaca. Dick and his wife moved 15 years ago to the shores of Lamoka Lake, where he loved spending time in the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. Dick was born in Buffalo, NY, one of six children, to the late Mearle and Ruth Bucklaew. He was also predeceased by his sister, Marguerite; and father-in-law Paul Bowers. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Barbara; daughters, Sara Bucklaew of Tyrone, and Jaclyn Bruner of Corning; grandsons, Andrew and Jacob Bruner; mother-in-law, Mildred Bowers of Buffalo; siblings, Wray (late Brenda) Bucklaew, John (Kerry) Bucklaew, Joyce (Paul) Meyer, and Jim (Carol Zwolinski) Bucklaew, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Paul (Mary) Bowers, Douglas Bowers, Richard Bowers, Thomas Bowers, Laura (Henry) Brozyna, and James (Melissa) Bowers; also numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Those wishing may kindly consider a memorial donation in lieu of flowers to either, Pathyways, Inc., 33 Denison Pkwy, Corning, NY 14830 or Care First, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830. You may sign a guestbook or "Light a Candle" in his memory online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com