Elaine Buckshon

Obituary of Elaine Buckshon

Elaine Buckshon, 86, of Jessup, died Thursday evening at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton surrounded by her loving family. She was happily married to the love of her life, Joseph “Bucky” Buckshon for 43 years who passed away in 1998.  Born and raised in Jessup, she was the daughter of the late Medio and Mary Procanin Ligi. Elaine was an honor graduate from Jessup High School class of 1952. After graduation, she became a secretary at Daystrom Instrument Company until she had her children and became a full time homemaker. She was a member of Saint Mary’s Assumption Church, Jessup, and sang in the church choir for over 60 years. She later belonged to Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Peckville.  She was the best wife, mother, grand and great-grandmother who was truly loved by all who knew her. She was the happiest going out to dinner with her husband, family, and friends. She enjoyed many happy years traveling with her husband and friends to many places, especially Las Vegas, Florida and yearly trips in the winter to Puerto Rico. She enjoyed casinos, rooting against the New York Yankees, and spending time with her family and friends. Surviving are her children; Lori Gibson and husband Robert, Phila, Joseph Buckshon and wife Robyn, Jessup, and Cheryl Collarini and husband Ronnie, Jessup; her grandchildren, Danielle Potere and husband Griffin, Kristie Logue and husband Mike, and Robert Gibson, all of Phila., Joseph R. Buckson and wife Allora, Phila., Mia Wascura and husband Josh, Jessup, Christa Korjeski and husband Adam, Jessup; her great granddaughter, Lily Rose Logue; her sister, Marie Pezak, Jessup; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and her best friend Alice Vanston, Jessup.  The funeral will be on Wednesday with mass of Christian burial at 9:30am at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Peckville. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Assumption Cemetery, Montdale. Viewing hours will be held on Tuesday from 5 to 7 pm at the Louis M. Margotta Funeral Home, 511 Church St., Jessup. For directions or online condolences, visit www.margottafuneralhomes.com 


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Louis M. Margotta Funeral Home, Jessup
511 Church St.
Jessup, Pennsylvania, United States


9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Peckville
1101 Willow St.
Peckville, Pennsylvania, United States
Church Service


11:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
St. Mary's Assumption Cemetery
Montdale, Pennsylvania, United States
Cemetery Service