Buford Dennis Hepler, 64, formerly of Oswego and currently residing in Winthrop, NY passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at University Hospital. Dennis was born in Rome, NY where he was raised and educated. He was a 1966 graduate of Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, West Virginia. Mr. Hepler was a proud US Army Veteran serving in the Vietnam War. Dennis helped many people, especially veterans, employed by various agencies as a counselor for many years. He also assisted the Canadian Government in helping establish their PTSD Program for Veterans.
Surviving is his son, Dennis B. Hepler and Patricia Neri of Liverpool; and a grandson, Brian C. Hepler.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, January 23, 2012 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Maurer Funeral Home Moyers Corners 3541 Rte. 31 Baldwinsville, NY. Military honors will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family.