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Cathryn Buckley Arcomano

July 1, 2012
The Leader Herald

Cathryn Buckley Arcomano, beloved wife of Nicholas Arcomano, died on June 27, 2012, in New York City.

Cathryn was born on November 20, 1923, in Troy, N.Y., the daughter of Catherine Looby and Timothy J. Buckley. Shortly thereafter, the family moved to the Buckley Ancestral Home in Altmar, New York, where Cathryn attended public schools.

Cathryn graduated in 1946 from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y. In 1945, the last year of World War II, she and four of her classmates, including her sister-in-law, Marion Arcomano Texier, lived in Mexico City, where she pursued her study of art.

On October 7, 1961, she married Nicholas Arcomano, a copywrite attorney and former resident of Gloversville at the Lady Chapel of St. Patrick's Catherdral in New York City. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 7, 2011.

Cathryn was predeceased by her parents and her sister, Martha Buckley. She is survived by her husband, Nicholas; her sister-in-law, Marion Texier; a niece, nephews, and cousins. Cathryn was an international artist and her works have been acquired by many museums and corporations.

Calling hours are on Monday, July 2, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the John W. Finocan Funeral Home Inc., 13 Prospect Avenue, Gloversville, where a prayer service will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. followed by an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Gloversville. Burial will be in the Mount Carmel Cemetery, Johnstown, N.Y. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Breadline for the Poor, St. Francis of Assisi Church, 135 W. 31st Street, New York, NY 10001 or The Cathryn B. Arcomano Lectureship College of Saint Rose Albany, New York.

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