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Ronald F. Buckingham
June 22, 1949 - August 30, 2020

GLENFIELD - Ronald F. “Bucky” Buckingham, 71, of the Glenfield IRA, died Sunday morning, August 30, 2020, at the Lewis County General Hospital.

A son of the late Henry M. and Kathryn (Schwendy) Buckingham, Ronald was born on June 22, 1949, in Lowville.  He was raised in Beaver Falls and taken care of by his family before attending Turin Day Habilitation.  In addition, he worked for Lewis County Industries on Forest Avenue for several years.  Ronald loved traveling, wrestling, listening to country music, dancing, watching movies, bowling, and especially celebrating Christmas and Santa Claus.

He is survived by his seven sisters and brothers, Mary Williams, of Carthage, Rose Ball, of West Carthage, Glenn J. Buckingham, of Castorland, Anna Rigabar, of Carthage, Ambrose F. Buckingham, of Carthage, Betty Jean Edwards, of Cheektowaga, and Susan Thompson, of Afton, Virginia; as well as by several nieces, nephews, and cousins, and his family at the Glenfield IRA.  He is predeceased by five brothers:  Gilbert, Richard J., Anthony H., and Francis and Franklyn, his twin brothers who died in infancy.

He was a communicant of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Croghan, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at 10:30 A.M. with Rev. Donald Manfred, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Stephen's Cemetery.  Calling hours are scheduled for Wednesday, September 2, 2020, from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M at the Sundquist Funeral Home.  Memorials in Ronald’s name may be made to: Friends of the Arc Foundation, P.O. Box 97, Utica, New York 13503-0097; http://www.thearcolc.org/friends-of-the-arc-foundation/

Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville, New York, 2020.

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