Jeannette Gilbert Buck


AUBURN - Jeannette Gilbert Buck, 92, a former resident of Depot Street, Livermore Falls, died Tuesday, Nov. 26 at Clover Manor Nursing Home in Auburn. She was born Feb. 24, 1921, in Canton, the daughter of Harold B. Gilbert and Jessie (Reed) Gilbert.

Jeannette was a 1938 graduate of Canton High School and a 1943 graduate of Augusta General Hospital School of Nursing earning her degree as a Registered Nurse.

On Aug. 12, 1945, in Fayette, she married her husband of 36 years, George M. Buck. He passed away July 12, 1982.

Jeannette worked for 50 years as a Registered Nurse. She had worked for Diamond National in Dixfield, Montello Manor and Central Maine General in Lewiston, Rumford Community Hospital in Rumford, Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington and retired in 1993 from Dixfield Health Care.

Jeannette was a member of the Canton Baptist Church, Canton Senior Citizens, Jay-Livermore Falls Senior Citizens, Ponemah Rebekah Lodge of Canton and the Frank L. Mitchell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3335 Ladies Auxiliary in Jay.

She enjoyed "Bingo" and the Senior Citizens trips.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Buck, of Litchfield; three grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; her stepson, Arthur Buck, of Portland; her brother, Harold Gilbert, and his wife, Norma, of Lewiston; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sons, Calvin Buck in 1994 and Bruce Buck in 1998; stepson Blair Buck; and sisters Lois Gordon and Elizabeth Samson.

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Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1 at Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Maine Veterans' Cemetery, 129 Blue Star Ave., Augusta. If desired, contributions may be made to Maine Cerebral Palsy Associations, UCP of Northeastern Maine, 700 Mt. Hope Ave., Suite 320, Bangor, ME 04401; or Muscular Dystrophy Association, 39 Mechanic St.,Westbrook, ME 04092-2855.

Funeral Home

Finley Funeral Home
15 Church St Livermore Falls, ME 04254
(207) 897-3588

Published in Central Maine on Nov. 28, 2013