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November 8, 1938 - September 7, 2019

Funeral Service Date
September 13, 2019
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Sam T. Buckley, 80, of Fort Wayne died September 7, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne, IN. Sam was born November 8, 1938 in Fort Wayne and was the son of the late Meril and Edwina Buckley. Sam was an MIS specialist for Our Sunday Visitor for 6 years and formerly employed as the manager of the drafting dept. at Tolkeim for 38 1/2 years. He was a member of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and served as a cantor, choir and prayer group member. He also was a former Franciscan Center volunteer. Sam’s hobbies were wood carving and whistling and also a big Bishop Dwenger Football fan. He is survived by his children; Daniel Scott (Kelli) Buckley, Rebecca Ann (Paul) McEntee and Matthew E. (Roberta) Buckley all of Fort Wayne, IN; 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; brother, Dr. Robert A Buckley of CA. Sam was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Barbara Buckley, sister, Sue Bordner, brother James Buckley. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Friday, September 13, 2019 at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Rd with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 12, 2019, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne with the Rosary at 3:30 pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to St Charles Tuition Fund or the Franciscan Center. To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

rosary at 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

September 12, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

rosary at 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Phone: 260-482-2186

Address: 4916 Trier Rd. Fort Wayne IN, 46815

Service Date: September 12, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

September 13, 2019

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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