Dorothy Buckman

Dorothy L. "Dottie" Buckman

1977

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Mrs. Dorothy L. ''Dottie'' Buckman of Greenville Township, NY died Friday, November 5, 2010 at The Carlucci Home. She was 93. She was born March 19, 1917 in Newark, NJ the daughter of the late John and the late Katherine Meissenger Meyers. Dorothy was married to the late William Buckman he died March 26, 1999. and earlier in life she was married to the late James Vurpillot he died August 3, 1977. She worked as a Clothing Buyer for Gimbles Department Store in New York City. Dorothy formerly attended St. Joseph's R.C. Church in West New York, NJ. She was very active with the U.S. Veterans because of her brother's service during World War II. She was past president of the American Legion and VFW Ladies Auxiliaries both in Guttenberg, NJ. She was past president of the Palisades General Hospital League. A family statement read: ''My mom really enjoyed life, dancing, Atlantic City, Las Vegas and Bingo. She also was very active in public venues and had many friends for whom she cared for. Mom will always be remembered as a very strong and independent woman for which, I always admired. Through out all of Mom's past adversities she never complained. Her motto was: ''It is what it is, make the best of it.'' Mom also enjoyed walking down Bergenline Avenue in West New York, NJ every day. All who knew her, knew she was always dressed up along with her high heels and matching accessories which made her who she was. My mom knew everyone and would do anything for anyone. She lived life to the fullest. The family wishes to give special thanks to Jennie and Rocco and all of the special aides who lovingly cared for my mom. They helped my mother and me through an extremely difficult time. Surviving are: Daughter: Katharine Signa and her husband Louis of Milford, PA. A Step Son: Michael Buckman and Family of Freehold, NJ. 3 granddaughters: Samantha Signa-Ayres and her husband Bill of Montgomery, NY; Jessica Signa of Matamoras, PA and Nicole Signa of Montgomery, NY. 3 great grandchildren: Alyssa Signa-Ayres, Joshua Chadwick and Jakson Chadwick. Predeceased Companion Of 10 Years: Phil Aleuri Predeceased Brother: John LaSalle 2 Predeceased Sisters: Marge Hanson and Ruth Sickles. Also several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 from 4 PM - 6 PM. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 6:00 PM at Gray-Parker Funeral Home, with Rev. Peter Tran Van Phat officiating. Burial will be Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 1:00 pm in Madonna Cemetery, Fort Lee, NJ. Memorial contributions may be made to Carlucci Home, 516 Mullock Road, Port Jervis, NY 12771. Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191. For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com
Tuesday
9
November

Visitation

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Gray-Parker Funeral Home
100 East Main St.
Port Jervis, New York, United States
Tuesday
9
November

Service

6:00 pm
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Gray-Parker Funeral Home
100 East Main St.
Port Jervis, New York, United States