Bernard Daniel Bucon

May 19, 1923 - April 18, 2015

05/19/1923 - 04/18/2015

Bernard Daniel Bucon, 91, of Wheeling, WV, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Weirton Medical Center.
He was born May 19, 1923 in Wheeling, a son of the late Vincent and Anna Bucon.
Bernard was a retired machinist with Wheeling Corrugating, Marx Toy Co, Warwood Stamping and International Harvester, a WWII Veteran who served proudly in the U.S. Third Army in Europe 1943-1945.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rose Podeszwa Bucon, six brothers, Louis, Albert, Anthony, Joseph, Chester and Leo Bucon and one sister, Mary Millick.
Surviving is one son, Dennis and his wife Gay of Follansbee, WV; two grandchildren that he was so proud of, Deanna Bucon of Follansbee and Chad Bucon of Charlotte, NC; three sisters-in-law, Virginia Bucon of St. Clairsville, OH; Cecelia Ciripompa and Betty Bucon of Wheeling; a special niece, Patricia Templeton of St. Clairsville, a special nephew, Chuck Millick of Wheeling and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Friends received 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Thursday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheeling.
Interment with Military Honors in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 2111 Market St., Wheeling, WV. 26003
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Marilyn Groome
8 years ago

Dear Dennis and Family,

Thinking of you at this sad time and sending my deepest sympathy and prayers.


Marilyn Przelenski Groome

Victoria Henry
8 years ago

Dear Denny and family, so sorry to hear about your father. Thoughts and prayers go out to you during this time. God Bless.

Mary Ann Bucon Miller
8 years ago

Denis and Family, I was so sorry to hear of Uncle Bernie’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Carolyn Skrzypek Gordon
8 years ago

Denis, Sorry to hear about your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Lou Costanzo
8 years ago


I am so sorry for your loss. I remember how close you and your dad were from the days in high school. My prayers are with you and your family.

Sylvia McNeil
8 years ago

Dennis Gay and Family Many thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. Take care Keep the faith and God bless So sorry for your loss Sincerely Sylvia McNeil Formerly of Wheeling aka Bilo/Markwas