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William Buckley

William Patrick Buckley

Wednesday, April 29th, 1953 - Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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William Patrick Buckley, 66, of East Hanover, died on December 2, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Relatives and friends are invited for visitation on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 4 pm through 8 pm in the Shook-Farmer Funeral Home, 45 Roseland Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068.

A Funeral Mass will be offered on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 10 am at St. Aloysius Church, Caldwell, NJ with entombment to follow at Restland Memorial Park, East Hanover, NJ.

Condolences and memories may be shared at shooksfarmer.com.

Born and raised in Newark, he settled in West Caldwell for 35 years where his children were raised, he then moved to East Hanover in 2013. Prior to his retirement, he worked at Met Life in Florham Park and earlier was employed at Prudential and EDS. His spare time encompassed his passion, poetry. He complied many works and would regularly attend poetry readings to share his poems. He loved listening to classic rock music, doing puzzles and watching the New York Yankees and the New York Jets.

Pre-deceased by his parents, Albert and Pauline Buckley and his brother, Michael Buckley.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Elizabeth Buckley (Del Duca); devoted children, Donna Mufferi (Vincent), William P. Buckley, Jr. (Julie), Anthony Buckley, Kristen Posso (Wilson), Catherine Zamiskie (Charles), and Stacie Buckley; cherished grandchildren, Brendan, Caitlin, Isabella, Edward, and Alejandro; dear siblings, Fred, Noreen, Rosie, Martin, Daniel, Joseph, Vincent, Brian, Andrew, and Janet. He also was a loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was a kind soul, who was touched everyone’s life who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, CureALZ.org.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
    Address
    45 Roseland Avenue
    Roseland, NJ 07068
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  • Service

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Aloysius Church
    Address
    219 Bloomfield Avenue
    Caldwell, NJ 07006
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    Please gather at the funeral home at 9:00 am. Prayers will begin at 9:20 am.
  • Interment

    Location
    Restland Memorial Park
    Address
    77 DeForest Avenue
    East Hanover, NJ 07936
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45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
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Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com