Obituary of Mildred H. Buckingham
Mildred H. Buckingham, age 96, of Sciota died Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Lehigh Valley Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William T. Hazen, in 1973 and her second husband, Howard R. Buckingham, in 2004.
Born December 16, 1922, in Hawley, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Ethel (Sheeley) Finan. She was a graduate of Hawley High School. Although she was mostly a homemaker, she worked as a receptionist for Blooming Grove Hunting and Fishing Club for ten years prior to her retirement.
A resident of Blooming Grove for many years, Mildred was a member of Blooming Grove Baptist Church, Order of the Eastern Star and Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Ecker-Haupt Post 5635, Lackawaxen.
Mildred is survived by one daughter: Sue Keller and her husband Elhannan of Sciota; seven grandchildren: Adam Gumble and his wife Kelly of Lancaster, Lloyd Keller and his wife Erin of Bartonsville, Scott Keller and his wife Twiala of Apalachin, NY, Wayne Pompei and his wife Sandy of Perkasie, Randy Pompei and his wife Connie of East Greenville, Holly Bogunovich and her husband Mark of Allentown, Michael Buckingham and his wife Dawn of Shohola; eight great grandchildren; nine great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Edith Treshnik and Arthea Boettcher, and two stepchildren, Raymond Buckingham and Joan Pompei.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, May 21, from 6 to 8 PM at Teeters' East Chapel, 505 Church St, Hawley, PA. The funeral will be Wednesday, May 22, at 10:00 AM at the funeral home with Rev. Douglas Rhine, Pastor officiating. Burial will be in Green Gates Cemetery, Hawley, following the funeral.