Christine Marie Buffas

Christine Marie Buffas

January 22, 1998 ~ July 23, 2019

We are sad to announce the sudden passing of Christine Marie Buffas, on July 23, 2019 in Nome, Alaska. 

Born January 22, 1998 she was the cherished daughter of Lillian (Kevin Crump) and the late Sterling Buffas, and proud sister to brothers Damon, Skylar, Dalton, Daniel and Stavros Buffas and Anna Burmeister. 

She was a loving auntie to Bella Buffas and Parker Burmeister.  She is loved by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She is the beloved granddaughter of Nancy Goldsberry.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents Angelo and Edna Buffas, and Victor Goldsberry. 

Christine graduated from Nome-Beltz High School and planned to return to UAA where she began her studies in aviation to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a pilot. She enjoyed running, hiking, fishing, riding motorbikes, working on cars and being out in the country with her family and friends.  She loved her work as an auto mechanic and was a dedicated employee of RJ Auto, TSR Auto, Bering Straits Regional Housing Authority and Knik Construction Company.  

A Celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Nome Recreation Center, 208 E 6th Ave, Nome, Alaska. Burial services to follow at Nome Cemetery. 

A Celebration of her life will also be held for family and friends in Anchorage, Alaska at a date to be announced later. 

“As long as hearts remember, as long as hearts care, we do not lose the ones we love, they’re with us everywhere.” 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Nome Food Bank would be appreciated by the family.

The Nome Nugget

PO Box 610
Nome, Alaska 99762

Phone: (907) 443-5235
Fax: (907) 443-5112

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