Virginia M. Buffham, 87, formerly of Canton
Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 9:33 pm

Funeral service for Mrs. Virginia M. Buffham, 87, of Massena, formerly of Canton, will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the O’Leary Funeral Home, Canton with Rev. Douglas Lucia, officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12:00 noon until the time of the service. Virginia died on Wednesday, December 12 at the St. Regis Nursing Home in Massena.

She is survived by a son, Douglas Paquin of Ticonderoga; and the Buffham, Dafoe, St. Louis and Paquin families.

Virginia was born, May 12, 1925 in Troy, the daughter of the late Alfred and Florence (Paquin) Dafoe. She married Leland Buffham on September 2, 1958; Mr. Buffham predeceased her in 2003. Virginia was a homemaker, she also cleaned house for people in the area including the O’Leary Family.

Virginia loved her grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was deeply cared for by her niece Bonnie Buffham and the staff at the St. Regis Nursing Home, Massena. She will be loved ad missed by all who knew her.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the St. Regis Nursing Home or to the American Cancer Society.

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