Buckler, Samuel


Buckler, Samuel, 99, died Thursday, September 7, 2023 at Kent Hospital, Warwick. He was the beloved husband of the late Laura (Kagan) Buckler. Born in Providence, a son of the late Hime and Rose (Pepper) Buckler, he had lived in Cranston for over 60 years. He was co-founder of United Printing for 35 years, retiring in 1986. Samuel was a WW-II Army Air veteran, serving in the Pacific Theatre. He was a member of Jewish War Veterans Post 23 and Touro Fraternal Association. He was a member of the former Temple Am David, the West Bay Community Jewish Center, Temple Beth Israel, and Shaare Zedek Synagogue, and also a former member of Temple Torat Yisrael. Samuel was a Cranston Senior Guild member, serving as its treasurer for 16 years. He also served on the board of the South Providence Hebrew Free Loan Association.

Devoted father of Barbara Shapiro and her husband, Nathan, of West Warwick and Bruce Buckler of Cranston. Dear brother of Leonard Buckler of Greenville and the late Edith Carcieri and Charlotte Wine. Loving grandfather of Jeffrey and Eric. Cherished great grandfather of Jonas and Lucas. Companion of the late Annette Perlman for 12 years.

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 Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. Shiva will be observed at 104 Monterey Drive, West Warwick, Monday September 11, 7-9 and Tuesday September 12, 2-4 and 7-9. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.


  1. Bonnie Jaffe
    Sep 8, 2023

    Sam will always be honored and remembered as a wonderful,loving part of our lives and hearts.His presence in our hearts will be cherished always.Rest easy Dear Sam.We love you.Bonnie,Marc,Brandon,Molly Alex and Hudson

    Sep 8, 2023

    Sam will be sorely missed, as he was a righteous person, studious and pious in his faith. He is now reunited with Laura. Our thoughts are with Barbara and Nathan, Bruce, Eric and Danielle, Jeff and Joann, Jonas & Lucas. Joe & Deb

  3. Ida and Tom Brown
    Sep 9, 2023

    Our Dear Barbara and family – we were so sorry to hear of Dad’s passing. He was truly a one of a kind. I am so glad for all the years we kept in contact and shared holiday blessings. He was a treasure and we know he and Mom are smiling down on all of you. We are with you in spirit – sending love and hugs across the miles —Ida and Tom

  4. Bradford Long
    Sep 9, 2023

    Godspeed Samuel, faithful business partner,longtime family friend and mentor. Rest in eternal peace with Laura;Godspeed

  5. Joyce Singer Lee
    Sep 11, 2023

    Dear Barbara and family,
    My deepest condolences to you on the loss of your father. What a wonderful, long life he must have led!
    May his memory be a blessing for all time and may the thoughts of all the years you shared as a family bring you comfort at this difficult time.
    In sympathy,

  6. Barbara Feldstein
    Sep 18, 2023

    Dear Barbara,
    I just learned of your father’s passing. He was such a dear sweet man and I have wonderful memories of both of your parents. May his memory be a blessing.
    Barbara Feldstein

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