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Wednesday May 2nd, 2018
11:30am - 1:30pm

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Wednesday May 2nd, 2018

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Betty Irene Buchanan

Betty Irene Buchanan, 86, of New Franklin, died peacefully April 28, 2018 after a battle with cancer.  Betty was born in Spencer, WV before moving to Akron where she married Tom Buchanan who she now joins.

In addition to Tom, she was preceded in death by son, Steven; brothers, Eugene “Peanut”, Stafford, Joseph “Guy”, Don Starcher; and sister, Clora Mae Starcher.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Connie (Mark) Lux; brother, Kenneth Starcher; sister, Wanda Whited and Ruth Gandee; grandchildren, Jennifer (Keith) Badgley, Christine (Kevin) Klingler, and Joseph (Jennifer) Lux; and several great-grandchildren.

Her interests included talking about her family, working in her flower gardens, quilting, reading the Bible and talking politics.

Family and friends are welcome for visitation at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd. on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with service beginning at 1:30 p.m., Pastor David Cross officiating. 

Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park immediately following.  

Those desiring to make donations may do so, by giving to Haven of Rest Ministries, P.O. Box 547, Akron, OH 44309-0547 in memory of Betty.

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Our heartfelt condolences to you Connie and your precious family. Please know how much I loved and adored your mother (she was one special Keller Rd mom)... I will cherish the wonderful memories of your entire family ... her smile ... her laughter and the funny fabulous way she could out talk me! I know she is united once again with your dad and Steve and that makes me smile and smiling was one of her gifts she shared best!!

Leslie Devol May 2 2018 12:00 AM

Connie and family, we are so sorry for your loss. We are so happy she was able to meet all of her great grandchildren before she passed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Bill & Laurie Cardinal May 1 2018 12:00 AM

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