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Jerald F. Buckley Sr.

March 24, 1938 — February 27, 2023

Jerald F. Buckley Sr., 84, passed away Monday morning, February 27, 2023 at Masternick Nursing Home in New Middletown, OH.

Jerald was born on March 24, 1938 in Youngstown, OH, a son of the late John and Lillian (Neylan) Buckley.

He was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Youngstown. He was proud to have served in the United States Air Force and later as a machinist until he retired.

In his spare time, he enjoyed watching westerns and working in the yard with his tractors. He also could not resist buying and collecting tools and other valued treasures.

Jerald will be deeply missed by his children, Jerald F. (Laurene) Buckley Jr., Dr. Susan (David) Waltz, and John J. (Judy) Buckley; and grandchildren Megan, Sara, Dr. Dusty, Allen and Cami; and with his extended family including Tracy (Dino) Balkan, Robert (Kelly) Ozias, Gene (Donna) Ozias and many precious grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Judith (McCrea) Buckley and Marlene (Fountain) Buckley; and sisters, Edna (Arthur) Burns and Marie (Paul) Stroney.

A private service was held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

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