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Hebron Union Church
Tuesday April 3rd, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Marian J. "Jean" Buchanan

Marian J. Buchanan        “beloved mother and grandmother”

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.----Marian J. “Jean” Buchanan, 87, of Shinglehouse, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 30, 2018, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.

Born on August 22, 1930 in Hebron, she was a daughter of Lorne and Aleta Fisk Hawkes.  On March 17, 1951 in Genesee, she married Robert E. “Bob” Buchanan, who passed away on June 14, 1991.

Jean was employed at the former Westons City Shopper’s Center in Weston Mills, N.Y. and later worked for the former Acme Electric in Cuba, N.Y.

Jean was a member of the First Baptist Church in Shinglehouse and was a member of the former Shinglehouse Volunteer Fireman’s Ladies Auxiliary.  She enjoyed crocheting, word search puzzles, and doing crafts.  Her greatest love was her family.

Surviving are a daughter, Donna L. Warner of Richburg, N.Y.; a son, Richard L. Buchanan of Crosby; four granddaughters; fourteen great-grandchildren; twelve great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Gordon (Doris) Hawkes of Lecanto, Florida; a sister, Caroline Mitchell of Farmers Valley; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Jean was predeceased by her son-in-law, Gary Warner; a grandson, Dean Warner; and three brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call from 10am to noon on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will follow at noon with the Rev. Russell J. Horning, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Shinglehouse, officiating.  Burial will be in Chrystal Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Jean’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Jean, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com



Rest in peace Aunt Jean. We always had a good time picking berries. My sympathy and love to Donna and her family.

Sandy (Taylor) Lilly Apr 3 2018 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mary Kinney Griswold Apr 3 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marian Buchanan

Doug Weber Apr 3 2018 12:00 AM

She will be missed, she was such a big help to my Mother (Ann Mix). Always enjoyed her, she so often had a smile and laugh for you. Betsey Kemp

Betsey Kemp Apr 2 2018 12:00 AM

Jean you will missed. Love and prayers for all your family.

Dave and Kathy Garrity Apr 2 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marian Buchanan

Dave and Kathy Garrity Apr 2 2018 12:00 AM

Rest In Peace great lady

Tom Scott Apr 1 2018 12:00 AM

A TABLE BASKET was ordered on April 1, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Apr 1 2018 12:00 AM

what a wonderful lady whenever I visited with Donna and Bev and she was there I enjoyed visiting with her she had such a great smile and love for family she will be missed

Judy Brydon Mar 31 2018 12:00 AM

Such a sweet lady. All my memories of you will always be happy ones. You always had a great smile and a gentle eye. I know at this time you are so happy to be with our heavenly father. You will always be remembered. Love Bob and Judy

Robert Dahill Mar 31 2018 12:00 AM

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