SHELBURNE — A private family service is planned for John Buckley (Buck) Shane, 85, who passed away peacefully on March 6, 2014.
Buck was born in Philadelphia, Penn., son of Joseph and Teresa Shane on June 2, 1928, and grew up in rural Bucks County.
He attended George School and later graduated from Swarthmore College.
Buck married Sarah (Sally) Ide on October 4, 1969.
Buck’s career began with Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania where he worked for 17 years. Later, his entrepreneurial spirit led him to small business ownership in Woodstock, where he and Sally owned and managed Morgan Ballou, a women’s clothing store, and Woodstock Travel.
During that time Buck was an active leader in the local business community. Following retirement, Buck and Sally moved to Wake Robin, in Shelburne, in 2008.
Buck is survived by his wife, Sally, his children John, Barbara, and stepdaughter Julie; his brother Lawrence; and five grandchildren.
This obituary first appeared in the March 13, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
To leave condolences, thoughts or stories, please comment below.
To see more obituaries click here.