Terry L. Buffum

March 24, 1945November 1, 2019

Terry L. (Lawrence) Buffum, 74, a resident of Keene, NH passed away at her home on Friday, November 1, 2019.

She was born March 24, 1945 in Keene the daughter of Leonard and Joyce (Benoit)Lawrence.

She worked for many years for Fast Friends, working with animals was one of her passions. Even after her retirement she volunteered and even fostered animals through the programs that they offer. Over the years she opened her home to many four-legged companions. She also worked as a school bus driver in Cheshire County for twenty-five years.

Terry loved to surround herself with people that she cared about. Saturday morning breakfasts, at Jeanne’s Family Diner were some of her favorite times with her friends. She also cherished the time that she spent with her family, especially traveling to Florida to visit her sister.

She also enjoyed working on craft projects such as quilting and working on jigsaw puzzles. She loved to decorate her home with color and always added a little “sparkle” to anything that she could.

She is survived by her daughters, Denise Lachance and her husband Mike and Michelle St. Pierre; grandchildren, Michael St. Pierre, Jessica Jewett, Zachary Lazzaro and Katie St. Pierre; great-grandchildren, Jason, Jacob, Brayden, Aaron and Elise; her brother, Dana Lawrence and his wife Sieglinde and Gary Lawrence and his wife Linda; her sisters, Lynn Curley and her husband PJ and Kathy Karanko and her husband Larry and several nieces, nephews and extended family members. She is also survived by the family of her late husband, Richard R. Buffum, Jr.

A Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 1:15pm in the Monadnock View Cemetery, Park Ave, Keene, NH. Family and friends are invited to call on the family from 11am to 1pm at the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court St. Keene, NH, on Tuesday. Those attending the services are encouraged to wear a little “sparkle” in memory of Terry.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Fast Friends, Greyhound Rescue, PO Box 10093, Swanzey, NH. 03446


  • Calling Hours Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Terry L. Buffum

have a memory or condolence to add?