John H. Bruckman, 77, New Bremen

NEW BREMEN, NY – John H. Bruckman, 77, formerly of the Dicob Road, New Bremen, died early Friday morning, Oct. 12, 2018, at Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility where he resided since 2015.

Mr. Bruckman was born on June 18, 1941, in Lowville, the son of the late Jacob H. and Helen A. (Schneider) Bruckman.  John attended school at a one room school house in Forest City, he went on to Beaver River High School.

He owned and operated his father’s dairy farm on the Resha Road and also went to work for J.P. Lewis in Croghan. He retired as a machine operator for Interface Solutions in Beaver Falls in 2006.

John was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and target practice. He was a member of Lowville Fish & Game Club, and Beaver River Fish & Game Club. He enjoyed having Sunday morning coffee with his nephews, Steve Martin and Jeff Bruckman.

He is survived by his sisters, Helen (Larry) Brouty of Croghan; and his twin sister, Joyce Brouty of Beaver Falls; several nieces and nephews.

John was predeceased by his sisters, Mary (Robert) Martin, Shirley (Herbert) Branagan; and his brother-in-law, Richard Brouty.

A graveside service for family and friends will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at the Apostolic Christian Cemetery, State Route 812, Croghan, with ministers of the church officiating.

John’s family would like to thank the nursing home 1st floor staff for their compassionate care.

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