SALLIE BUCK (1955 - 2019)

  • "Sallie was so much to so many: friend, kin, mentor,..."
    - Janis Kercher
  • "Remembering Sallies wonderful and gentle soul will forever..."
    - John and Jeanette Krachenfels
  • "I am so very sorry for your loss. May the God of all..."
  • "May the spirit of this courageous woman be an example to..."
    - JoAnn
  • "Sallie helped so many people, she will be dearly missed. ..."
    - David Kelly
Service Information
Celebration of Life
Friday, Jun. 28, 2019
1:30 PM
Christ Church Parish
Kensington, DC
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Of Silver Spring, Maryland, passed away on Monday June 14, 2019 in the loving arms of family and friends. Sallie is the beloved wife of Stephen William Buck and loving mother of Helen Paige and Eleanor Grace. She is the daughter of the late Earle Claiborne Eubank and the late Marjorie Mann Eubank and is survived by many cousins. Sallie was born in Richmond, VA, February 13, 1955 and graduated from Lee-Davis High School, The George Washington University and the Emory University School of Nursing. Sallie is a retired Critical Care Nurse who held various health care administration positions over 42 years. She last worked at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. Sallie was a tireless giver of time and talent both to friends and strangers, even while she fought breast cancer for eight years. Sallie is an outstanding cook who regularly made fruit jams at home and self-published a collection of her favorite southern recipes. Sallie enjoyed travel and spending time with her extended family in Tappahannock, VA. She will be missed dearly by all who met her - and all who met her loved her. A devoted Episcopalian, a celebration of her life will be held at Christ Church Parish, Kensington, MD on June 28, at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Neal Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University or World Child Inc. of Silver Spring.

Published in The Washington Post on June 23, 2019
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