Shivery Funeral Home, Inc

Dorothy D. Bucklin, age 89, of New Holland, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Mount Joy Hospice Inpatient Unit.  Born in South Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mamie (Domenica) DiGiuseppe Focoso.  She graduated from John Bartram High School Class of  1947.  She was baptized and attended Sandy Hill Community Church.  She enjoyed singing, painting, dancing and entertaining.  She is survived by 3 children: James J. Bucklin of New Holland, Thomas E. Bucklin of Leola, Michele A. wife of Paul Curtis of Gordonville, 9 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, one sister, Elizabeth Gambacota of Riverside, NJ, and a sister-in-law, Jean Barone of Philadelphia.  She was preceded in death by a son,  Joseph J. Bucklin and 2 brothers, Edward and Jospeh Focoso.  MEMORIAL SERVICE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  Private interment will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.