Shivery Funeral Home, Inc

MEMORIAL SERVICE SCHEDULED - It will be held on Sunday, March 10th at 2 p.m. at Sandy Hill Community Church, 420 S. Sandy Hill Road, Coatesville.  There will be a time to greet the family from 1:30 until time of service.  


Dorothy D. Bucklin, born July 23, 1929 went safely into the arms of Jesus on January 6, 2019.  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 and writing songs for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  She is survived by 3 living children: James J. Bucklin of New Holland, Thomas E. Bucklin of Leola, Michele A. wife of Paul Curtis of Gordonville and preceded in death by a son,  Joseph J. Bucklin of Christiana.  Also she is survived by 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 2 brothers, Edward and Jospeh Focoso.   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.