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Daniel Martin Buckowsky

November 8, 1923 ~ April 19, 2019 (age 95)



Daniel Martin Buckowsky, 95, of Lyndora passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 at his residence.

Born November 8, 1923 in Lyndora, he was a son of the late Thomas and Sophia Buckowsky.

He was a World War II veteran, who served as an infantry paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division, 502nd Infantry. He fought at both the Battle of the Bulge and Battle of Bastogne during WWII. He was a front line soldier with guts who did not have to brag about his military service.

Dan was a super father, homebuilder, gardener, landscaper, plumber, carpenter, plasterer, electrician, welder, bricklayer, general mechanic, do-it-your-selfer. He was a hard worker and prior Armco golf club champ. Golfing was his true hobby.

As a young man, he initially worked at the ammunition shell factory and Pullman Standard prior to WWII. After WWII he worked at Armco and retired as a machinist from Armco many years ago.

Surviving are his three sons: Victor, Gary, Larry and 4 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his loving wife, Ann.

There will be no visitation. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements completed by the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001.


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