Belinda VanBuskirk, 62, of St. Marys, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, at Community Hospice, Morris Center in Jacksonville, FL.
Born on April 28, 1951, in Houlton, ME, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Della Anderson.
Mrs. VanBuskirk had resided in Camden County for the past 37 years. She graduated from Houlton High School in Houlton, Maine, and following graduation she enlisted into the U.S. Army, serving at White Sands Missle Range in Nevada for 3 years, then enlisted into the U.S. Navy, serving at Port Services Naval Base, in Charleston, SC. as a Store Keeper, Third Class Petty Officer. She was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy in 1977.
Mrs. VanBuskirk was a Library Technician at Kingsbay Naval Submarine Base, later with the Security Department, Kingsbay, Civil Service, and worked several years as a Library Technician at the St. Marys Library. Following several other employment’s, she retired early in 2013.
A gathering of friends and family will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 11 am to 12 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys. Her wishes were to be cremated, with her ashes to be buried at sea.
Survivors include her husband Steven A VanBuskirk, USN (Ret.) of St. Marys, and a sister, Bonita McCormick and her family of Idaho.
The family requests for memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. VanBuskirk be made to the American Cancer Society.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.