Hilton - Elmer "Bucky" VanOrden passed away on Friday, November 4, 2022 at the age of 83. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Sheila [Rachow] VanOrden; his children, Dan (Jean) VanOrden and Kirt (Anna) VanOrden; his grandchildren, Christyn (Tom) McAfee, Taylor VanOrden, and Noah VanOrden; his brother-in-law, James (Ruth) Rachow; his sister-in-law, Evelyn (Charlie) Butcher; and his special niece and nephew, Kim (Mike) LaPaglia and Nicolas LaPaglia.
Bucky was a US Service Veteran. He worked in the Air Force that at that time held the largest nuclear warhead America had. He was a tinkerer - with knowledge about computers, reading tablets, and anything technical. He loved music and dancing, and enjoyed fishing. He loved his family so much. He was such a kind and patient father. He will be extremely missed by all his family and friends.
Visitation hours will be held Tuesday, November 8th from 4 -6 PM at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Inc., 735 East Avenue in Hilton, where his Funeral Service will take place at 6 PM. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Lakeside Cemetery in Hamlin.
Those wishing may make contributions in memory of Bucky to Veterans Outreach Center, 447 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. (click on the charity name to link directly to the donation site)