February 13, 2012
Saturday, February 18, 2012 11:00 AM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Friday, February 17, 2012 5-8pm
Kwen Erin Buchanan, 31 of Cable passed away, Monday, February 13, 2012, as the result of an automobile accident.
She was born April 14, 1980 in London, Ohio and was a 1998 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School. Kwen was an honorary advisor for the Burg Bronc Riders 4-H club. She enjoyed life, horse back riding, team penning, running poles and barrels especially on her horse, “Buckskin”. Kwen was a true kid at heart. She loved nothing more than being with and playing with her kids, playing in the snow, fishing at the pond or dancing like a fool. She looked forward each year to camping at the fair so that she could watch her nieces & nephews show their 4-H projects. She loved to watch her son play football for the Graham Little Falcons.
Kwen was a loving mother, daughter and sister; she will be sadly missed by her family. Her survivors include, her children, Blake Calvin Hoffer and Kaylynn Kristen “K” Dibert; her mother, Susan (Rick) DeLong, her father, Seymour Buchanan, her grandparents, “Grandma” Margaret Venrick, “Granddad” and “Grandmother” Jim and Betty Welch; her sister, Kacy (Tom) Moore, her brother, Keith Buchanan her nephew, Branson Anway, and nieces, Addison & Karson Anway and Mayci and Morgan Powell; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Kwen is preceded in death by her sister, Kristen Rene Buchanan, her “Grandpa”, Ralph Venrick and her “Nanny” Ferrel Jean Buchanan.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2012 in the Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2012 in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery. The family strongly suggests, in lieu of flowers, a trust for Kwen’s children, Blake and Kaylynn will be established at Security National Bank in Mechanicsburg. Condolence may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.