It is with heartfelt sorrow, the family of James Robert “Jim” Buckley, husband of the late Theresa (Tracey) Buckley, announce his passing on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at his home.
Born on March 15, 1923, in Rothesay, he was a son of the late James and Hilda (Clay) Buckley. Jim served his country proudly in the Canadian Merchant Marines, where he served overseas during WWII from 1944 – 1945. After his retirement from the Marines, he was employed with NB Power for 35 years. Jim enjoyed gardening, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Toronto Blue Jays, but most of all he loved his family and spending time with them.
Jim is survived by his sons; Jimmy, Stephen, Kevin, Carl (Kelly), and Terry, daughters; Genevieve Carpenter (Richard), Cheryl Ann Gosselin (Eric Sparks), and Lori Campbell (Kim), thirteen grandchildren, four great grandchildren, extended family, and many friends.
Besides his parents and wife, Jim is predeceased by his son Gerald, sister Edith Leninhan, and granddaughter Suzanne Wisted.
Special thanks to the team of Homecare workers who looked after Jim (Dad) at his home. Their devoted care and companionship was greatly appreciated, thank you.
In keeping with Jim’s wishes, a private Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Rothesay. Arrangements are under the care of Kennebecasis Community Funeral Home, 152 Pettingill Road, Quispamsis (849-2119) Interment to take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Last Post Fund or to the CNIB.