Obituary: Margaret Buckley, 101

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Private family services for Margaret von der Becke Buckley, 101, of Holland, Texas will be at a later date in Rahway.  She died Tuesday, May 11 at her home.

Mrs. Buckley was born April 1, 1909 in Rahway to Otto von der Becke and Gretchen (von Kluchner) von der Becke.  She was raised and educated in Rahway where she graduated from high school.  She married Reynolds C. Buckley on June 18, 1931 in Rahway where he became the Mayor of the City of Rahway in the late 1950s.  She also lived in Trenton and San Antonio, Texas before moving to Temple, Texas in 1993. Mrs. Buckley was a homemaker and a Presbyterian.


Mrs. Buckley was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years in January 1963, by one brother, Otto von der Becke in 1953 and by an infant daughter.

Survivors include two sons; Dr. Clifford J. Buckley of Holland, Texas and John R. Buckley of Toms River, nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

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