Dusan (John) Buca from Stratford, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at Stratford General Hospital on December 14, 2017 in his 80th year.  Born in Bela Crkva, former Yugoslavia, on May 21, 1938.  He was the son of George Buca and Maria (Marianus).  He is survived by his beloved wife, Diane (Kistner), daughter Gordana Kuntz (Buca) of Cambridge, son John (Mary-Ann) Buca of Baden and their mother Danica Buca of Kitchener.  Also survived by Diane’s sons David (Carol) Moeser of Kitchener, Dale (Patty) Moeser of Stratford, Dean Moeser of Cambridge, Douglas (Susan) Moeser of Wartburg and Daniel Moeser of Whitehorse, Yukon.  Grandchildren Lisa (Reidel), Jeffrey (Casey), Amy (Brandon), Mark, Emily (Conner), Julia, Daniel, Jamie (Siarra) Mackenzie and Tyler and great-grandson Elijah.  Also surviving in Europe, sisters Euphemia & Aurelia.  He was predeceased by his parents, 3 brothers and 2 sisters.  Dusan came to Canada in 1966.  He was employed at Ledco Tool & Die in Kitchener for 25 years and Kitchener Craftsmen Die Company.  Upon retirement, he worked part-time at Canadian Tire.  He played soccer in Europe and Canada for over 20 years.  He managed and coached various teams in Kitchener and Stratford, winning many trophies.  He loved watching sports on TV especially Manchester United, Toronto FC, Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Blue Jays.  He served in the United Nations Army in Egypt from 1958 – 1960.  Cremation has taken place.  Family and friends may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from 3 – 6 p.m. and from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 27.  Father Dick Bester officiant.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be to Stratford Minor Soccer, Stratford Ostomy Association or Stratford General Hospital Foundation through the funeral home.  519.271.7411  www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com 

Service Information

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 
from 3 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday, December 27 from 10-11 a.m.

Funeral Service
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 11 a.m.

W.G. Young Funeral Home Reception Cenetre

Memorial Donations
Stratford Minor Soccer
Stratford Ostomy Association
Stratford General Hospital Foundation


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