Stewart J. Buckley passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the age of 90. Beloved son of the late Thomas and Vera Seidule Buckley. He was the proud father of Stewart (Carol), Terrance, and Darren (Molly) and the late Stephen Buckley, and the beloved companion of Althea Mayer. Brother of the late Shirley Buckley McCaffery and Thomas Buckley. Stewart loved his grandchildren: Thomas Buckley, Katey Buckley Easley (Beau), and Erin Buckley Santalucito (Sal), and his great grandchildren: Ryan Aniase, Vivian Kate, Roey Terrell and Everett James. He is also survived by his dear Godchild Kelly McCaffery Bienvenu and his nephews Timothy and Buddy McCaffery. Stewart will be fondly remembered by the Buckley and Mayer families – especially by his “Tiger”- who will miss him greatly.
Stewart was a proud US Marine Corp veteran and was deployed to the Pacific Islands. He was honorably discharged after serving two years serving in WWII. Stewart retired from Delta Steamship Lines as a Claims Manager and enjoyed traveling the world. He enjoyed dancing, playing bridge, traveling, bird watching, fishing, watching football games and spending time with his family. He will be forever remembered and greatly missed by his family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, November 26, 2016 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. A Memorial Mass will begin at 1:00 PM. Inurnment will be private. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com