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Bernard J. Buck, 75, of Oak Drive, Selinsgrove, passed away on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, at the Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove, with his daughter Holly by his side.
He was born June 18, 1941, in Snyder County, a son of the late Ernest and Margaret (George) Buck. On Oct. 8, 1966, he married the former Sarah E. Schultz who preceded him in death on March 22, 2014.

Bernard was employed with Valley Toyota, Selinsgrove for many years.
He was of Catholic Faith.
As an avid outdoorsman, Bernard enjoyed hunting, fishing and tending his vegetable garden. His greatest joy came while spending time with his family and his beloved dogs, Noel, Maddie, Christmas and Koko.

He is survived by three daughters and one son-in-law, Candy Doone and companion Rick Ricardo, Holly and Eric Querry, all of Sunbury, and Tinsle Betts and partner Kevin Shilo, of Selinsgrove; five grandchildren, Chantel, Roman, Eric Jr., Greg and Zachary; two great-grandchildren, Jaycee and Jahleel; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Ernest Buck, of Richfield, Alfred and Gail Buck, of Mifflinburg, and Edward and Angela Buck, of Port Trevorton; five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Teresa Gemberling, of Selinsgrove, Catherine and Oran Shafer, of Marysville, Larena Reeder, of Waterloo, Venessa and Robert Clouser, of Mifflintown, and Wanda and Russell Witmer, of Eddington, Maine.
In addition to his wife of 47 years, Bernard was preceded in death by one son, Matthew J. Buck; and two brothers-in-law, Arthur Gemberling and Dennis Reeder.

Friends and family may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King St., Northumberland, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday with Father Robert Van Deusen officiating.
Burial will follow in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury,

Contributions in Bernard's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Bernard's family asks that anyone in attendance please dress in Christmas attire to help celebrate his love for the holiday.
Published on December 21, 2016
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