Vera M. Bowen Huff Buchenberg
Vera M. Bowen Huff Buchenberg passed away at East Liverpool City Hospital on Saturday, December 10, 2011 following a brief illness. The daughter of Isabelle and Ralph Bowen, Vera was born on March 16, 1924 in Ripley, WV. She attended Chester High School and worked at the TS&T Pottery and National Church Envelope factory. She married Wayne Ulysses Huff, also of Chester, in 1943. He passed away in May 1965. At that time she went to work for Weirton Steel Company in Weirton, WV. She married Wilbur Buchenberg in 1968 and moved to Orlando, FL and later Merritt Island, FL. Wilbur died in August 2005 after they moved back to this area living at Turkana Hills in Calcutta.
She had one daughter: Mrs. Herbert Diane Rogers, who survives, along with three grandchildren: Ms. Valerie Holgate, Mrs. Mark Jennifer George and Michael Rogers and his wife Kelli; and five great grandchildren: Alexandre, Kensington, Ashley, Emily and Lindsey as well as one brother: Neal Bowen.
Besides her parents and husbands, two sisters: Beatrice Mann and Roberta Slavik and one brother: Lawrence Bowen preceded her in death.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Monday, December 12, 2011 at 10:00 AM with Rev. Paul Sturm officiating.
Burial will follow in Locust Hill Cemetery.
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Sunday, December 11, 2011 from 6-8PM.