Pamela Joan (Buck) McArdle passed away at her home in The Woodlands, Texas, on June 29,, 2019.
She was born in 1950 in Jamaica, New York, to Dorothy (Coyne) and Arthur Buck. Pam graduated from Wheaton College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1970. She married Richard J. Stominski in 1974 and was blessed with her son in 1976. She was remarried to her true love, Thomas J. McArdle, in 1989 and her family was expanded with four loving stepchildren.
Pam was very passionate about animals. Dogs were a part of her everyday life. She is finally reunited with her puppy-children Beefeater, Remy, Guinness, and Bailey. She is survived by her black Labrador, Jager, who now resides with Chris and Heather.
She loved the water, taking walks on the beach, and collecting sea glass. Pam treasured sitting around the family table and talking with loved ones and, dinking her glass of wine with her late husband. She loved her home in Pennsylvania where she would take pictures of nature and watch her dogs swim in the pond.
She was predeceased by her parents and her beloved husband, Tom.
She is survived by her son, Christopher Stominski and his companion Heather Bradley; her brothers, Warren and Gerald Buck; her stepchildren, Thomas McArdle and his wife Loreen, Suzanne Short, Eileen “Ina” McArdle and her companion Jeffrey Feger, and Stephen McArdle and his wife Toni; and her nieces, nephews, and many step-grandchildren whom she loved dearly.
Family and friends are welcome as her ashes are laid to rest at the New Berlin Cemetery, New Berlin, PA, on September 21, 2019, at 2:00 pm. There will be a second ash scattering ceremony in Laurel, NY, at the Peconic Bay where she spent her summers, at a later date. A private, family memorial was held on July 4, 2019, in The Woodlands.
She will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) online or at (800) 628-0028 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital online or at (800) 822-6344.
Arrangements are by the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.
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