We have lost a Gem of the American Legion Family
. Clara Mae Buckmaster, 80, of esapeake Beach passed away peacefully
July 30, 2017 at her home, surrounded by family. She was born February
24, 1937 in North Beach to James Wallace and Sadie Ellen Stallings.
Clara Mae attended Calvert High School and was employed as a
receptionist with the Calvert County Health Department. She married
James Edward Buckmaster on June 3, 1955. He passed away suddenly in
1970, leaving Clara Mae to raise their six children, which was her
greatest accomplishment in life. She was a prominent figure in Calvert
County and was a member of Calvert County Little League, Democratic
Club, Cardiac Society, Parks and Rec, North Beach Town Council and the
Bayside History Museum. She was also a member of the North Beach V.F.D.
Auxiliary, where she held several offices, the Southern Maryland Ladies
Auxiliary and Maryland Fireman’s Association Auxiliary, where she held
every position including president, and the American Legion Post 206.
She was also a founding member of the Boys and Girls Club and an
ordained minister. When Clara Mae wasn’t volunteering and helping
others, she enjoyed watching the Nationals, Redskins and the wildlife
outside. Clara Mae was a friend to all and mother to many and will be
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Our thoughts and prayers are with Clara Mae's Family and Friends
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