Stephen Thomas Buchanan of Brookline, NH

1960 - 2023


November 11, 2023
1 PM - 5 PM
VFW Westford

No Funeral Date Scheduled

Stephen Thomas Buchanan, 63, of Brookline, NH, passed away on October 31, 2023 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Diane (Fidler) Buchanan and his cherished children Jack and Stephanie. He was a devoted son to his late parents John and Barbara (Kelly) Buchanan as well as a beloved sibling to his brother Harold Buchanan and his late wife Debra, his three sisters and their spouses; Cindy and Frank Kerstetter, Linda and Tom Coppinger and Leslie and Rick Danielson and a loving uncle to his many nieces and nephews.

He proudly worked for T.J. McCartney Inc of Nashua NH for the past 27 years.

Stephen spent his younger years in Westford, MA, where he established many lifelong friendships and countless memories. Those friendships brought him much happiness throughout the years and will always hold a special place in his heart.

Stephen, known to many as “Bucky” had an everloving joy for life. He was an avid outdoor enthusiast. In the summer months he would spend his free time swimming in the ocean or any other body of water followed by a winter full of snowmobiling around New England. He had a lifelong passion for the game of golf.  He was proud of his many summits of Mt. Washington during all seasons of the year. Above all else, Stephen enjoyed spending time with his family and his many friends.

Stephen’s positive attitude and love for life was infectious. His smile brought peace, joy and happiness to everyone he encountered.  He will forever be remembered by his value and dedication to family and his love for life’s simple pleasures. He will live on in a lifetime of memories by all those who shared the privilege of knowing and loving him.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 11th from 1-5 pm at the VFW in Westford, MA where his family asks you to bring a special written down memory of Stephen.

7 Condolences for Stephen Thomas Buchanan of Brookline, NH

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    Frank L Kerstetter


    Stephen was one of my favorite relatives. He always made me feel welcome and and a valued part of the Buchan clan.

    I always valued his friendship and he will be missed by all.

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    Wayne and Kathleen Gamester


    Steve was one of those friends that no matter where or when you saw him ,he always made you feel special. His smile always made anyone near him smile. He meant so much to so many . Our hearts are broken and both Wayne and I will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Diane , Jack , Stephanie and all Steve’s family

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    Teri Mongan


    Buchanan Family our sincere condolences to u, He will be sadly missed !! We have great memories with Steve and the time’s we all had together. He had made a strong family and keep hold of good times !! Lots of Courage and good words !! Keep going !!

    Best Teri Mongan

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    Teresa Nagle


    How sad that the world has lost one of the good guys. His warmth, his smile and joy will always be remembered and cherished. Much love to all of you who loved him well.

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    Frederick and Gloria lozier


    although I really didn’t know Steve that well I can say that he was a great guy and a very good golfer.
    Bye Steve we will all miss you. Frederick and Gloria

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    Carol Coleman


    This is so sad although I had lost touch with Steven and Dianne. I have many years of great memories, lots of laughs he was always such a good guy and dependable friend always had a little nickname for everyone. My Thoughts and prayers are with his family and Friends. RIP aka Carol Bo-Barrel

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    Angela Christian


    My most sincere condolences to the Buchanan family ??

    A devastatingly gut-wrenching loss

    I had not seen Stephen for the last three decades, but I know he was always so positive and tried to live life to the fullest, which I’m sure he did

    Stephen T. Buchanan you will be missed terribly by all who knew you. I’m thankful for the privilege of knowing you ??? You made the world a better place ?️

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