Vera Bowen Huff Buchenberg

March 16, 1924 - December 10, 2011

03/16/1924 - 12/10/2011

Past Services

Sunday December 11, 2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions
Monday December 12, 2011
Locust Hill Cemetery
Chester, WV 26034
304-387-1932 | Directions
Monday December 12, 2011
10:00 am
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions

Obituary for:
Vera M. Bowen Huff Buchenberg
Age: 87

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.

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Delores King
8 years ago

Dear Diane and Family

I am so sorry for your loss. That is a beautiful picture of your mother. I just want to commend you on being a loving and faithful daughter, and I hope that I am blessed with such love, companionship, and care from my children and grandchildren as I grow into my senior years. Saying prayers for your strength and peace at this difficult time.


Delores King

Lester R. Bowen
8 years ago

I am so sorry to see another family member pass away without being in touch more often than we were. Time just slips away before you know it. As do you family and friends. Later Les

Donna Barnhart
8 years ago

In deepest sympathy,

Donna Moore Barnhart