PALMYRA: Bucknam, Eugene W., died on Friday, January 26, 2018 at the age of 91. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Tuesday, January 30 at Western Presbyterian Church of Palmyra. A reception will follow in fellowship hall. Private burial will be in White Haven Memorial Park. Please consider memorials to Palmyra-Macedon Lions Club, P. O. Box 83, Palmyra, New York 14522; Western Presbyterian Church, 101 E. Main St., Palmyra or Light Hill Comfort Care Home, 5160 Parrish Street Extension, Canandaigua, NY 14424.
Gene was born on October 29, 1926 in Perry, NY the son of Lawrence and Hazel Lee Bucknam. He was the owner of Bucknam Pontiac in Palmyra and was a charter member of the Palmyra-Macedon Lions Club. Gene volunteered for many years with Meals-On-Wheels. The funeral home proudly flies the United States Army flag in honor of Mr. Bucknam’s service to our country.
Gene is survived by his wife Barbara; daughters Sue (Bob) Pringle, Janet (Paul) Manktelow, Ann (Steve) Sambroski and Nancy Hovermale; sister Lorraine Bartholomew; brother Calvin Bucknam; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Donations may be made to:
Palmyra - Macedon Lions Club
PO Box 83, Palmyra NY 14522
Western Presbyterian Church of Palmyra
101 East Main Street, Palmyra NY 14522
Light Hill Comfort Care Home
5160 Parrish Street Extension, Canandaigua NY 14424