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Michael G. Buker, 69

LEE, Mass. — Michael Gregory Buker, 69, of Lee, died Monday, June 3, 2019, at home.

Mike was born in Gardner, Maine, on November 19, 1949, the son of the late Roger L. and Loraine E. Buker. He was a 1967 graduate of Lee High School and had a long career at the Schweitzer Paper Mills in Lee.

Mike was a man with a big heart and enjoyed helping people any way he could. In his younger years he volunteered countless hours umpiring Lee Little League baseball games. In his retirement he spent many years as a volunteer driver for the Lee Council on Aging, driving Lee seniors to their appointments.

An avid sports fan, he loved all Boston sports teams.

He is survived by his long-time companion, Karen Smith of Lee; his brother, Richard and his wife Judith, of Lee; his nephew, Richard II and his wife Sarah, of Plymouth, Mass.; his niece, Kellie, of Lee; and two grand-nieces, Genevieve and Morgan.

Mike had a large circle of friends and will be missed by many.

Funeral notice: A graveside service for Michael G. Buker will be held at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lee at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019, with Rev. William Neil officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mike’s memory to the Jimmy Fund in care of Kelly Funeral Home, 3 Main St., Lee, MA 01238.


Obituary Provided By: Kelly Funeral Home

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Mike will be joining his long-time friend Richie Turner in heaven.
from: Margaret Turner Roussinon: 06-12-2019

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