Donald G. Buchanan

October 8, 1942 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 78)


Donald G. “Squeeky” Buchanan, 78 of Charlestown, RI, died peacefully on Wednesday January 6, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Julia A. Buchanan.
Born in Westerly, RI on October 8, 1942 he was the son of the late Homer and Hilda (Gledhill) Buchanan.

Don was employed at Electric Boat in Groton, CT in the Pipefitting Department for over 30 years before retiring. He later went on to work as a Courier for the Washington Trust for many years.

Don was an avid outdoorsman and a life member of the Groton Sportsmen’s Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, hiking and traveling with his devoted and loving wife of over 54 years.

Besides his wife he will be sadly missed by his two sons, Gregg Buchanan of Ashaway, RI and Jeff Buchanan and his wife Michele of Warwick, RI. He was the loving grandfather of Amy and Rachel Buchanan. He was predeceased by his sister Donna Farrett and his brother Jack Buchanan.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Groton Sportsmen’s Club, 421 Al Harvey Rd, Stonington, CT 06378.

A celebration of Don’s life will be held at a later date after Covid-19.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckler-Johnston Funeral Home, 121 main St. Westerly, RI 02891

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