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Clara Wanda Benny Bucolo went to be with the Lord on November 25, 2017. Born in Pembroke, NY on July 3, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Genevieve (Young) Benny.
Clara graduated from Newfane School and was employed at the Lockport Felt Mill in Newfane, NY., and later employed at Harrison Radiator. Clara met and married the late Tony Bucolo on December 7, 1946. They were married for 56 years. They were the owners of Bucolo Greenhouses on Lake Avenue, for over 40 years. Clara loved flowers and gardening. She was called the 'Flower Lady' by all her devoted customers, friends and family. Clara also enjoyed cooking and vacations in Lancaster, PA. Clara was a lifelong member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Lockport, NY.
Clara is the dear mother of Joanne Bucolo, Tony (Sharon) Bucolo; loving grandmother of Danielle Halo, Lisa Bucolo-Deflippo, Joseph (Lisa) Posey, Walter Posey, Mary (Marvin) Posey-Wing; sister-in-law of Rose Torriere, Mary Bucolo, Betty Bucolo and Shirl Bucolo. Also survived by great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased children, William and Teresa Bucolo, Charles and Dorthea Bucolo; sister to predeceased siblings, Louis Benny, Victor Benny, Richard Benny, Theodore Benny and Genevieve Benny Loeffert.
Family and friends may call the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY, on Tuesday from 6-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 10 AM in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 391 Market St., Lockport, NY. Private graveside services will be in Wrights Corner Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Lockport Soup Kitchen or a charity of your choice.
Please visit rutland-corwin.com to send the family a condolence.
Published on November 28, 2017
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