October 1943 – June 2016
“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
Anita Kay Buck Pareti died at Villa Maria Healthcare Center with Central Coast Hospice services in Santa Maria, CA after a short battle with Hemiplegic, Hemi paresis and unspecified cerebral vascular disease.
Science Care was amazing in their compassionate, fast, efficient and most of all helping turn the loss of our loved one into a gift of life for many thru donation to science. Honoring her gift of life on the one year anniversary by sending a heartfelt note and planting a tree in her memory. Our family forever grateful to Science Care.
Anita was 72 years old. She was born October in Ada, OK. She was a beloved daughter, Mother, grandmother, mother in law and step grandmother.
She was survived by a few aunts, uncles, many cousins and friends. She graduated from Taft High School in Taft, CA 1960.
She worked various jobs but retired as a bus driver for Gulfport, MS ISD in 1998.
She enjoyed reading her bible, sewing, crocheting and creating beautiful wedding cakes and wedding gowns. She loved oldies music, traveling and meeting new people.
She cherished spending time with her grandson and friends. She will forever be remembered for her strong faith in Jehovah God and her devout service in her faith and The Jehovah’s Witnesses, kindness, strong will, bright smile, abundant laughter.
Her surviving daughter, grandchildren, brothers, extended family and friends love and miss her today, tomorrow and forever more.
Friends & Family
She was the daughter of the late C.W. Buck and Juanita Brown Buck of Taft, CA. Mother of Sheryl Pareti Hocutt of Frankston, TX and the late Kaylene Yvonne Pareti of Bakersfield, CA. The grandmother of Kishi Pareti of Bakersfield, CA and Nathan and Aidan Dsouza of Frankston, TX. Sister of Jim Buck of Bakersfield, CA and Ronnie Buck of AZ and the late Peggy Robertson of San Luis Obispo, CA and the late Forest Buck of MO. She was the beloved future mother in law Stefan Lambert and honorary step grandmother of Steven Lambert both of Bakersfield, CA.
She was the beloved granddaughter of the late Reginald and Voisie Brown of Taft, CA. She was active member of the Jehovah‘s Witness Congregation in Santa Maria, CA.