Shirley Buchman, 99


One week after turning 99, Shirley Buchman died peacefully in her sleep, according to daughter Jacqueline Handel, of Lawrence.

Buchman was the widow of Henry J. Buchman, beloved mother of Jacqueline Handel and Nancy Kimmel (Michael); admired grandmother of Michael (Debi), Henry (Jennifer), Todd (Sarah) Handel; and Heather Toll and Brian (April) Kimmel.

She great-grandmother of Jake, Jillian Garret and Alexa Handel, and known as GG Duck to Dylan and Tyler Toll and Jason Kimmel, and was an adoring aunt and cousin.

The family held a graveside service on Nov. 27.