Allan BucklandSeptember 25, 1954 ~ April 25, 2017 (age 62)
Allan Buckland, 62, of East Hampton, beloved husband of Kristine (Nelson) Buckland, died peacefully on Tuesday April 25th at Middlesex Hospital Hospice after a courageous battle with cancer. Born Sept. 25, 1954 in Middletown he was the son of Bessie (Ablehouser) Buckland and the late Donald Buckland. Allan grew up in Portland and graduated from Portland High School. He had worked as a tractor trailer driver for Bailey’s Express and had recently retired after 30 years of service. He was a proud member of the Teamsters and was proud to drive Big Green #72. Allan’s family would like to thank the doctors and staff of Middlesex Hospital Hospice Unit for the compassionate care they gave to Allan during his illness. Besides his wife and mother he is survived by his two sons Mark Buckland and his spouse Nick of Middletown, Jeffrey Buckland and his wife Jessica of East Haddam, his daughter Linda Buckland Pierini and her fiancé Brett Trepanier of East Hampton, two brothers Donald Buckland (Terry) of CA, Larry Buckland (Mary) of Portland, sister-in-law Bev Cochran (Allen) of East Hampton, four grandchildren Mathias Buckland Pierini, Marley “Pumkin” Pierini, Preston Buckland, Patrick Buckland, and several great nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Allan’s Life will be held Sunday May 7, 2017 at 2PM in the VFW Post in East Hampton. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Middlesex Hospital Hospice Unit c/o Middlesex Hospital Dept. of Philanthropy 55 Crescent St. Middletown, CT 06457. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.