It is with sad hearts that the family of Larry Buffington, 89, announces his peaceful passing on Aug. 20, 2019.
Larry was born in Miscampbell on Oct. 10, 1929 to Twila and Lorenzo Buffington.
In 1951 he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Doreen, and they made their home in Fort Frances.
They enjoyed 67 happy years of marriage. Larry was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He spent most of his working career at the local paper mill.
After retiring as a boss machine tender, he spent many happy hours doing carpentry work in his garage, fishing and working in his garden.
He and Doreen also enjoyed many winters in Arizona.
Larry made friends everywhere he went and was always willing to lend a hand, a tool or a shoulder to his family and friends. We will miss his good nature and quick wit.
He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Richard Buffington; and his sister-in-law, Elsie; sister, Sara Gaylord, and brother-in-law, Dayton; and in-laws Ted and Doris Cunningham and Don and Joyce Cunningham; Tom Koski and many good friends.
He is survived by his wife, Doreen; daughter, Jan (Mike) Fodchuk; granddaughters, Kylee and Ciara Fodchuk; and brother-in-law, Deane (June) Cunningham.
He is also survived by nieces and nephew, Susan, Judy and Gary and their families; and nieces and nephews, Patricia, Tracey, Todd and Jason and their families.
We love you always and forever, Dad.
By his request, there will be no funeral.
If friends so desire memoriam donations may be made to Rainycrest c/o Riverside Foundation or Rainycrest Auxiliary. c/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, ON P0W 1E0.