Mildred Cecelia Buckey
November 6, 1926 – January 4, 2021
Mildred Cecelia Buckey, age 94, of Waterford, formerly of Stamford, Connecticut, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021, at Lourdes Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Waterford.
Mildred was born November 6, 1926, in Staten Island, New York, the daughter of Louis A. and Katherine C. (Campbell) Skarren. She and her husband Robert lived in New Jersey, Knoxville, Tennessee, and Stamford Connecticut after their marriage. An avid reader, music lover, and knitter, Mildred moved to Michigan in 2003 to be closer to her daughter and family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert V. Buckey, Jr.; her brother, Ed (Gwen) Skarren; her nephew, Greg; and her “cousin-brothers” Thomas and Edward Mahoney.
She is survived by her daughter, Kim; her son-in-law, Rob Hilliard; her grandsons: Jeffrey and David (Kim); two great-grandsons; his four nieces: Candice, Thia, Deborah, and Kathy; her nephew, Roy; and dozens of grand- and great- nieces and nephews.
In accordance with Mildred’s wishes, services will be private. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may consider memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, the Make-A-Wish-Foundation, Lourdes Senior Community, or a local public television station.