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By The Staff

Carl W. Buckland Jr., longtime resident of Los Alamos, NM, died on Saturday, August 16, 2008.

Carl was born in Perry, N.Y., and lived a great life to age 86. He came to Los Alamos in August 1945 where he met the love of his life, Mary Ella Lopez. They enjoyed a wonderful marriage and celebrated their 62nd anniversary this past August 10th.

He is adored by his four children, Carl, David, Anne, and Nancy and their spouses and his grandchildren: Amber, Michael, Kevin, and Marika who all surrounded him during the last days of his life.

He is loved and cherished by all who had the privilege to know him.

The Rosary was held Monday night, and there will be a Mass celebrating his life at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Wednesday, August 20th, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Myasthenia Graves Foundation or The American Lung Association.

Arrangements are under the direction of Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, 1399 Luisa St., Santa Fe, NM 87505. Call (505) 984-8600.