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Leah Faith (Bucksbarg) Scandling

Born: Tue., Apr. 21, 1959
Died: Thu., Jun. 13, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jul. 11, 2019
Location: White-Love Funeral Home

Memorial Service

10:30 AM Fri., Jul. 12, 2019
Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church

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Leah Faith Bucksbarg Scandling, passed away at age 60, on June 13, 2019 in Edgewater, FL.  

She was born on April 21, 1959 at Ft. Benning Martin Army Hospital, Columbus, GA, “Our Georgia Peach” to Dennis William Bucksbarg (deceased) and Martha Sue (Meyer) Bucksbarg, who survives in Chesterton. 

Leah Faith was baptized at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Columbus, GA, by Reverend Howard Welch on May 10, 1959.  Her Godparents were Gerald Bucksbarg and Haines and Patricia (Welch) Layfield-beloved friends.

She returned with her parents to Chesterton, IN when Dennis’ Peace Time Draft was completed.  Leah’s parents were/are lifetime members of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chesterton. Leah was confirmed at St. Paul by Reverend Donald Garvue on June 10, 1973. She graduated from Chesterton High School in June of 1977. A Trojanette in high school (which she enjoyed and is remembered for) as well as being beautiful, kind and generous. 

Leah was uplifted, comforted and sustained by her life-long Christian faith and love for God and all of her family. Her children: son-Adam Dennis Crispo (Vera); her daughter-Katelyn (Scandling) and Bradley Newcomer; grandchildren: Leila and Nora Crispo; Evayla, Halena and Tristen Newcomer; her brother, Brett Dennis and Mercy Bucksbarg; her niece, Heather (Bucksbarg) and Joseph O’Malley-their children: Joe and Olivia O’Malley; and by her nephew, Luke Bucksbarg.

The family will receive friends for a Memorial Visitation on Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church,106 E 1100 N, Chesterton, IN with Reverend Erich Fickel officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Memorial donations in honor of Leah may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice. 

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"Death is not something you get over. It's the rip that exposes life in a before and after chasm, and all you can do is try to exist as best you can in the after." ~Lilly Graham

Please know that our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time. Leah was a beautiful light.

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