Christine "Chris" Buckman

Date of Death: 1/10/2018

Christine “Chris” Buckman, 70, Patton passed away January 10, 2018 at UPMC Altoona.  She was born October 15, 1947 in Patton the daughter of Samuel and Frances (Gavora) Reed.  In addition to her father she was preceded in death by her husband Edward Buckman, daughter Leah L. Buckman, brothers Ron, Tony and Mike Reed, nephews Matthew and Andy Reed.  She is survived by her mother, son Leonard Buckman, Jacksonville, FL and a special long-time love Edward “Ken” Kerchenske, grandchildren Sidney Buckman, Victoria, Edward and Matthew Lloyd, brother Sam, sisters Janine (Jack) Serafin, Bunny (PJ) Stevens, Laurie (John) Shook and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was co-owner of Spruce Mountain Helicopters and owner and operator of Twist n’ Shake, Patton.  Chris was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown.  The highlights of her life over the years were spending time with Sid, Tori, Eddie, Matt, long conversations with her son Len and time spent with Ken.  At Chris’s request their will, be no visitation. A Funeral Mass will be held 10 am Tuesday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, by Rev. Jude W. Brady, OSB.  Interment, St Mary’s Cemetery, Patton.  In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.  (   


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