Thomas Leonard "Tuffy" Buczkowski

July 23, 1937 ~ November 6, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Thomas Buczkowski Obituary

Thomas Leonard “Tuffy” Buczkowski, age 86, of Toledo, passed peacefully at Divine of Sylvania on Monday, November 6, 2023. He was born on July 23, 1937 in Toledo, Ohio to Leonard and Rose (Wasielawski) Buczkowski. Thomas is a graduate of Nativity Grade School and Libbey High School. He began his career with Libbey Owens Ford before moving to GM Powertrain for 37 years, retiring in 1998. Thomas enjoyed bowling at Jug’s, and golfing with his coworkers from Powertrain. He was a current parishioner of Regina Coeli Catholic Church.  Thomas was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who will be dearly missed.

Thomas is survived by his daughter, Cathy (Randy) Krumn; sons, Thomas J. and Michael L. (Dawn) Buczkowski; grandchildren, Andrea (Eric) Lehman, Andrew Krumn, Austin, Evan, Corey, and Joshua Buczkowski, Kristy Moody, Tyler and Nathan Buczkowski, and Brittany (Brandon) Sondergeld; 11 great grandchildren; and brother, James Buczkowski. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his loving wife, Barbara (Gospodarek) Buczkowski.

Visitation will be Friday, November 10 from 3 - 8 p.m. at Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114 E. Alexis Rd.  with a rosary at 7 p.m.  Funeral Services will begin Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home and continue with the Funeral Mass in Regina Coeli Church at 11 a.m.  Inurnment will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery.

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November 10, 2023

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sujkowski Funeral Home - Northpointe
114-128 East Alexis Rd.
Toledo, OH 43612

Recitation of the Rosary
November 10, 2023

7:00 PM
Sujkowski Funeral Home - Northpointe
114-128 East Alexis Rd.
Toledo, OH 43612

Funeral Mass
November 11, 2023

11:00 AM
Regina Coeli Church (Calvary Cemetery)


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