Celebration of Life: Birgle “Buck” Talbott


Birgle “Buck” Talbott, 88, Westfield, died Dec. 29 at his home. He was born April 14, 1929, in Pottstown, Penn.

Buck retired from GTE in 1993 and served as a volunteer fireman on the Westfield Fire Dept. for 42 years.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Carolyn Talbott; his children, Jim Talbott (Anita) of LaBelle, Fla., Pamela Sherley (Mike) of Westfield and Susan Hopkins (Robin) of Westfield; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and his sisters, Betty Sontag and Mary Sue Bogigian, both of Terre Haute.

A celebration of life service will be held at noon March 15 at Christ United Methodist Church, 318 N. Union St. with visitation from 11 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in the Union Chapel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Westfield Fire Dept. or Christ United Methodist Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Neptune Society. Online condolences may be shared with the family at neptunesociety.com/obituaries.