Saturday, July 6, 2013

RIP Lydia "Buffy" Buffington

An unexpected loss. As long as I've been around Buffy has been a fixture at community events in the neighborhood.   Details on services from the Gowanus Canal Community Development Corp are below:

It is with a heavy heart at the close of business this Friday that I have to inform you that the heart and soul of the GOWANUS CANAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (GCCDC)

Lydia Buffington passed away on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013.

For the past seventeen years Lydia was the GCCDC's Community

Liaison and will be greatly missed by the entire community she served and beyond.

 Lydia will be waked at the SCOTTO FUNERAL HOME

106 1st Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Viewing will take place on Monday and Tuesday July 8th and 9th from 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M each day

Funeral Mass will take place at:

St Mary Star of the Sea Church

467 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY

on Wednesday, July 10th at 9:30 A.M.

The public is invited

Thank you

Bill Appel

Gowanus CDC


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