Obituary of Doug Buckley
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Doug Buckley announces his passing, which occurred on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at The Church of St. John & St Stephen Home after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. Born in Saint John on July 11, 1945, he was the son of the late Wallace & Helen Buckley (nee Driscoll).
Doug will be dearly missed by his beloved wife Elaine (nee Stevens) of 52 years of marriage; his siblings Brian (Joanne) & Janice (Al); brother-in-law Ralph Stevens, sister-in-law Patty Stevens & several nieces, nephews, great-nieces & great-nephews.
Doug worked as an Industrial Estimator with various companies over the years. He was a Past President of Westfield Golf & Country Club, Past Worshipful Master of Masonic Lodge N.B. #22 and member of Carleton Union # 8, a former member of York Rite, former member Luxor Motor Corp, former President of Saint John Shriners Club & former member of Royal Order of Jesters.
Doug had many passions including curling - where he had an 8-ender, golfing which he began in 1973, model railroading and was an avid outdoorsman that loved hunting & fishing.
A special thank you to the St. John & St. Stephen Nursing Home staff for all their special care, for their compassion and support that Doug received during his stay with them.
Arrangements are under the care of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424). Memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 6 pm – 8 pm with a Masonic Service at 6:45 pm. For those who wish, donations may be made to Luxor Shriners Transportation Fund and/or The Alzheimer’s Society. Online condolences may be placed at www.BrenansFH.com
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