Buckler, Doris Jean
Birth: Saturday, June 02, 1934 in Orville, Maryland
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at the age of 81
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Doris Jean Buckler, 81, of Mechanicsville, MD died on November 24, 2015 at Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD, surrounded by her loving family. Born June 2, 1934 in Orville, MD she was the daughter of the late George Posey and Mildred Thompson Posey. Doris was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County.
On June 19, 1954, she married her beloved husband, Howard Allen Buckler at St. Paul's Church in Leonardtown, MD. Together they celebrated 59 wonderful years together before his passing in October 2013.
She spent many years working as a waitress and bartender at Earl's Steakhouse, Black Steer, Jim's Las Vegas, and the Halfway House. She also helped her husband on the tobacco farm and was a devoted mother and wife. She was also the family caretaker and took care of many of her family members and friends. She enjoyed karaoke and dancing. She was the family historian and remembered many events with accuracy and detail. However, her greatest pride and joy was her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved to spend as much time as possible with them.
Doris is survived by her children, Randy S. Buckler (Sandy) of Mechanicsville, MD and Gary S. Buckler of Lexington Park, MD; her siblings, Ellen Burch, Allie Burch and Thomas Burch; ten grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild; and many extended family and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by her children Terry Lynn Buckler, Mark Steven Buckler, Dawn Bridgett Buckler, Tracy Jean Buckler and Alan Glenwood Buckler; and her granddaughter, Barbara Standish.
A Memorial Service will be celebrated by Reverend Ann Strickler on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 21708 Mount Zion Church Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659. Interment will be private. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and/or ACTS, P.O. Box 54, Bushwood, MD 20618. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.