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BUCHHOLZ, Elly E. (Buchta)

BUCHHOLZ, Elly E. (Buchta)

(nee Buchta)
June 26, 2018, age 96; beloved wife of the late Floyd F. Buchholz; loving mother of Bonnie Ann (David) Salt of Boxford, MA; cherished grandmother of Anna (Louis) Troise of Buchanan, NY. There will be no prior visitation. Arrangements by the AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. A private family service and entombment will be held in Elmlawn Cemetery, Kenmore. Mrs. Buchholz was born in Hamburg, Germany on December 17, 1921, the daughter and only child of the late Robert and Elfrieda (nee Walther) Buchta. She immigrated with her family to the US at the age of three and settled in Medford, Long Island. She graduated from Belport High School and went on to receive a BA in English from Wagner College, where she met her husband of over 50 years. She did graduate work at Columbia University and pursued a career in teaching that spanned over 30 years. Mrs. Buchholz taught Latin, German, French and reading throughout NY State, eventually specializing in teaching English, first at Corfu High School then Iroquois Central High School. If desired, memorials may be made to Reading is Fundamental, Attn: Donations Processing, 750 First Street, NE, Suite 920, Washington, DC 20002. Please share your condolences at

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