Janet A. Buckhout

SCIPIO CENTER | Janet A. Buckhout, 84, of Wyckoff Road, Scipio Center, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at her home after a brief illness. Mrs. Buckhout was born July 9, 1928, in Auburn, the daughter of Selah and Emily Bennett Allen, and had been a resident of Scipio all of her life. She attended Auburn Business School, Syracuse Cosmetology School and had been employed briefly with the telephone company. She was a partner with her husband Philip in the operation of their farm in Scipio. Janet was a member of the Scipio Community Church where she served many years as the Sunday school superintendent and teacher. She was an active member of Chapter #173 Order of Eastern Star and in 2000, served as the color bearer for N.Y. State O.E.S. Janet was a dedicated supporter of 4-H and was recognized for the many years she served as a 4-H club leader. She was also active in her local home bureau group. Janet loved the outdoors where she spent many hours as an avid gardener and active participant in the farm operation. She was very devoted to her grandchildren, taking them on numerous trips to see various parts of the country in their motor home. She had a loving and determined spirit and exemplified qualities of honesty, thoughtfulness, and hard work in all that she did. She is survived by her husband, Philip Buckhout. They had just celebrated their 62nd anniversary on Oct. 14. Also surviving are her daughter, Linda (Gary) Goodnough, of Scipio; one son, Craig (Carol) Buckhout, of Cazenovia; four grandchildren, Brian (Erin) Goodnough, of Gaithersburg, Amanda (Trevor) Mason, of Scipio, Emma and Ellie Buckhout, of Cazenovia; three great-grandchildren, Avery and Parker Mason, and Liam Goodnough. Janet is also survived by a sister-in-law, Betty A. Wiley, of Auburn, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. The Eastern Star will conduct their services at 7 p.m. Thursday following calling hours. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26 at the Scipio Community Church, Route 34, Scipio Center, with the Rev. Adam Sabo officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Following the services there will be a reception at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Scipio Community Church Memorial Fund.

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