BROOKFIELD - Meryl P. Buck, 65, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at her home in Brookfield. She was born in Barre Feb. 4, 1946, the daughter of Francis and Harriet (Hebert) Poor. She is a graduate of Northfield High School, class of 1964.
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She married George "Skip" Buck on July 18, 1970, in Berlin.
Meryl worked for a few years at the Nantanna Mill, National Bank, both of Northfield, and owned and operated their dairy farm, Wee Acres Farm, in Brookfield from 1976 to 2002. She owned and enjoyed operating Buck's Horse Drawn Wagon & Sleigh Rides in Brookfield. Meryl and Skip were foster parents for 14 years.
She loved horses, playing bingo and scratch off lottery games. Meryl was always willing to help her many friends and family.
Survivors include her husband, Skip, of Brookfield; her daughter, Mary Wheatley, and her companion, Kyle, of Brookfield; three sisters, Linda Green and her husband, Robert, of Berlin, Cheryl Poor, of Berlin, Carol Sanders, of East Montpelier; two grandchildren, Austin and Connor; many dear friends, most notably, Judy and Fran, Sherrie, Casey, Carol, Elaine, Walter and Deanna, Carolyn, Jen; several nieces and nephews.
Meryl is predeceased by her brother, Ronnie Poor.
They would like to receive family and friends at their home at 1081 West St. in Brookfield from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, to celebrate her life. The family asks that everyone attending the gathering bring a "scratch off" ticket to scratch in her memory. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Bayada Home Health, 316 Main Street, Norwich, VT 05055. or Gifford Medical Center, 44 South St., Randolph, VT 05060.
Kingston Funeral Home in Northfield assisted with the arrangements.
Published in Times Argus from February 3 to February 8, 2012