Former Greenport resident Joseph V. Buckin died Dec. 29 at Cedar Lodge Nursing Home in Center Moriches. He was 89.
He was born Aug. 2, 1921, in Greenport to Joseph and Leona Buckin. He graduated from Greenport High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.
He worked as a safety officer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Plum Island Animal Disease Center for 25 years. He was a member of the American Legion.
Mr. Buckin was predeceased by his sisters, Janet Kraus in 1998 and Patricia Stanley in 2000.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 8, at St. Agnes R.C. Cemetery in Greenport by Father Thomas Murray. Arrangements were entrusted to Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport.