John E. Paucke, Jr. 81 of Oak Hill Rd. passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon at his home surrounded by the comfort, care and love of his family, after an extended illness.

CAMERON: John E. Paucke, Jr. 81 of Oak Hill Rd. passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon at his home surrounded by the comfort, care and love of his family, after an extended illness.

John was born February 9, 1938 in Williamsport, Pa. to John E. and Mary E. (Tome) Paucke, Sr. On September 26, 1964 in Cammal, Pa. he married the former Helen Reigh, who survives and resides in Cameron.

John was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, proudly surviving our country from 1956-60. He and his wife owned and operated Oregon View Farms in the town of Cameron where they worked their dairy farm and raised two fine sons. Outside of working his farm, John enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to his wife Helen, to whom he was married to for 55 years, John is survived by two sons, Jess and Shawn Paucke both of Cameron. His mother Mary Paucke of Cedar Run, Pa. five brothers, George (Barbara) Paucke of Cedar Run, Pa., Charles (Patricia) Paucke of Ithaca, Robert and Earl Paucke both of Jersey Shore, Pa. and Dennis (Weeze) Paucke of Cedar Run, Pa. as well as several nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his father, John E. Paucke and a brother Steve Paucke.

At John’s request there will be no calling hours or service. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in Cedar Run, Pa.

Arrangements are with the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home in Canisteo.

Memorial contributions in John’s name may be made to Care First, 3805 Meads Creek Rd. Painted Post, N.Y. 14870.

Online condolences and memories may be shared at hpsmithandsonfuneralhome.com.