Mark Daniel Buckman (Chemical Engineering ’76) passed away on October 26. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Gayle Buckman, son Joseph Buckman (’09), grandson Perrin Buckman, sister Nancy Barnes, and brother Steven Buckman. The family requests that memorials be made to either the American Cancer Society or to the American Lung Association.
Sister Mary Della Quinn, OP, a Dominican Sister of Peace and former adjunct faculty member at CBU, passed away on November 1 at Baptist Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Sister Mary Della’s years of service also included positions in schools, churches and at the Diocesan levels in Louisville, KY; Chicago; Springfield, KY; and Memphis. Her most recent service was as a pastoral minister at the Ave Maria Assisted Living and Nursing Home in Bartlett. Her other years of service in the Memphis area included St. Dominic School for Boys, St. Agnes Academy, various parishes, and the Diocesan Office. Visitation will take place 4:00-6:00 p.m., Monday, November 4 in the Chapel of the Ave Maria Nursing Home (2805 Charles Bryan Road). The Funeral Mass will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 5 in the Ave Maria Home Chapel. Memorial donations in her honor may be sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace (2320 Airport Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43219).