Alice M. Buck, 87, of Mud Creek Road, Kennedy passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the Lutheran Home & Rehab Center in Jamestown. She was born October 26, 1929 in New Albion, the daughter of the late Otis and Helen (Blankenfeld) Frank.
Alice was a 1950 graduate of the Rochester School for the Deaf. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Jamestown Warren Deaf Club, Deaf Alpha Lutheran Church in Frewsburg, and was a former member of the Steamburg United Methodist Church.
She loved playing bingo and cooking, enjoyed doing, crafts, crocheting, taking pictures and most of all, spending time with her beloved children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and family, whom she loved dearly. The family expresses gratitude to the staff at the Lutheran Home for their care and love of Alice.
Alice is preceded by her husband, Maurice A. Buck, whom she married on July 12, 1952 in the former St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Little Valley; two brothers, Robert and Ronald Stanton; and a sister, Betty Peters. She is survived by three children, Ed (Audrey) Buck of Fredonia, Tracy (Kim) Buck of Kennedy and Diane (late John) of Florida; a sister, Ione (late Floyd) Aldrich of Mesa, AZ; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive family and friends from 2- 4 p.m. Sunday, March 19 in the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph, and from 2-3 p.m. Monday, March 20 in Christs Chapel at the Lutheran Home, 715 Falconer St., Jamestown. A service will follow at 3 p.m. The Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt, Chaplain will officiate. Burial will be in the Steamburg Cemetery.
To leave a condolence, log onto www.vanrensselaerandsonfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorials may be sent to the Rochester School for the Deaf, 1545 Saint Paul St., Rochester, NY 14621; or to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.
Obituary from the Post-Journal