George I. Buckler
January 25, 2014

Visitation Information

January 28 2014 - 11:00 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, (Shadyside) PA 15232

Funeral Information

January 28 2014 - 12:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, (Shadyside) PA 15232

BUCKLER, GEORGE I.: Age 91, of Pittsburgh, peacefully, on Saturday, January 25, 2014; Attorney Buckler was a graduate of Boston Latin School, Harvard University and Harvard Law School. He was a lieutenant in the Navy in World War II serving in England. Upon his discharge, he married Leah Herrup Buckler, his late wife and later moved to Pittsburgh. He earned a masters in economics at the University of Pittsburgh and then entered into his law practice. For over fifty years, George was a partner at Myer, Darragh, Buckler, Bebenik and Eck. He was a respected attorney whose mild manner masked a formidable presence in court. He is survived by his beloved sister Lillian Goldin (late Hy), his brother-in-law William Herrup and his devoted nieces, Ellie Chella (Paul) and Janet Slifkin and numerous great grandnephews and nieces. A special thanks to his compassionate caregivers, Charlotte Grissom and Carla Gilbert who made his last years enjoyable. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Tuesday at 12 Noon. Visitation one hour prior to services (11 AM - 12 Noon). Interment Adath Jeshurun Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Jewish National Fund, 5915 Beacon Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 or a charity of the donor's choice.


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