Laurabelle “Lou” Buckham

Laurabelle “Lou” Buckham, 87, formerly of Barrington passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Brookdale East Bay.

Born in Youngstown, Ohio she was a daughter of the late William and Nellie (Smith) Measmer.  Lou was a bookkeeper for the Hoder Rogers Company before she retired. She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed spending time at the beach. Above all else, she was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed.

She leaves her five children, Carol L. Burke and her husband William of Florida, David J. Buckham and his wife Evelyn of Cranston, George H. Buckham and his wife Ileana of Shrewsbury, Linda S. Dykeman and her husband Christopher of Rehoboth and Jim W. Buckham and his wife Eileen of Wellesley, one sister, Joan Amreihn, one brother, James Measmer and seven grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Richard and William Measmer.

Her calling hours will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 2-5 PM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association 245 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02906 would be appreciated.