Christine S. Buczek


Christine S. Buczek, 65, of Rome, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at her home with family by her side. She was born July 17, 1953 in Utica, New York the daughter of Robert and Eleanor Piwowarski Serbicki. She graduated from Rome Catholic High in 1971, Mater Dei, Odgensburg 1973 and Mount St. Mary’s, Newburgh in 1975. On June 23, 1979 she married Richard H. Buczek in Transfiguration Church. Christine taught for Rome Schools for over 35 years. She loved teaching kindergarten at Bellamy and kindergarten and first grade Fort Stanwix school and third grade at John Joy School. She was a member of Transfiguration Church. She served as a Eucharistic Minister and Lector, a past religious instructor, and a member of the Rosary Society

She is survived by her mother, Eleanor Serbicki; her husband, Richard H. Buczek; and son, Dr. Christopher Buczek, West Seneca, NY; mother-in-law Helen Buczek; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Marian and Peter Lovier; one niece, Amy; two nephews, Jeffrey and Tim; three great-nieces and one great-nephew.

The family would like to Thank Dr. Patrick, Dr. Lee and Dr. Lacombe for their help in Christine’s treatment.They also wanted to thank the staff at Rome Chestnut Commons physical therapy. She enjoyed seeing Drew and Zack. Her favorite was Shannon who called her beautiful.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Transfiguration Church. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Whitesboro.Relatives and friends may call at Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home For Funerals, Inc., 210 W. Court St., Rome, Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society.

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