Francene Denise Buda
January 6, 1949 – November 12, 2022
She is survived by her daughters: Amy Beth Tarvin (David) and Andrea Marie Young. Loved and affectionately called “Noni” by her grandchildren: Joseph, Bethany, Zachary, Noah, Thomas, Anna Tarvin, and Lorelei and Lily Clark. She is also survived by her brother and his wife, Tony and Kim Buda, and their family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Morella Buda.
Francene graduated from her beloved Mercy High School and then from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a special education and teaching degree. She then went on to receive her Masters in Counseling and Social Work, and she loved being a therapist for 40+ years. She was a lifelong Catholic, and her home parish was St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church in Omaha. She enjoyed spending quality time with family and friends, as well as having a love for reading and visiting museums and other local attractions.
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 16 from 6-7pm at West Center Chapel, followed by a rosary at 7pm. Services will be on Thursday, November 17th, at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, 14330 Eagle Run Drive at 10:30am.