WARREN, Ohio – Madeline Buckholz, age 87, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
Madeline was born at home in Lorain, Ohio, on October 4, 1930, the daughter of Dominick and Bessie (Aquilino) Spartano.
She was a graduate of Lorain High School and attended Lorain Community College.
In 1948 Madeline married Edward R. Buckholz. They enjoyed 58 years of marriage until his death in 2006.
Madeline is survived by a daughter, Deborah (Jim) Nighswander, Warren; daughter, Lori Bucholz; son, James E. Buckholz; sister, Joyce Truskot, Amherst, Ohio and brother, Thomas (Ruth) Spartano, Vermilion, Ohio; as well as seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Randy M. Buckholz and daughter, Jean E. Kelsey; as well as her father and her mother.
She enjoyed reading and watching movies, working jigsaw puzzles and loved rock and roll as well as most music.
She was employed for 20 years at Forah’s Candy Co. in Lorain and Angelica for 13 years, retiring in 1994.
Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland and Son Funeral and Cremation Services Co, 271 North Park Avenue, Warren, OH 44481, 330-393-9621. Please visit www.McFarlandCares.com to send condolences.