The Doe Network:
Case File 2446DFNY


Rosemary E. Hamilton Buck
Missing since August 11, 1973 from Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York
Classification: Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date of Birth: July 2, 1953
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 20 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'2"; 110 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Blonde hair; hazel eyes.
  • Scars/Marks: Scar on abdomen and a discoloration on her leg.
  • Clothing: White coat; blue jeans.
  • AKA: Mary
  • Dentals: Not available. Her two front teeth crossed slightly.
  • DNA: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Rosemary Buck was last seen hitchhiking near the corner of Sixth North Street and Wolf Street on August 11, 1973 at approximately 12:00 P.M.

She is the mother of a son who was 2 1/2 years old at the time. She had an apartment on Wolf Street, on Syracuse's North Side.
She had been in a mental hospital and struggled, with alcohol, a bad marriage, and was getting on and off public assistance.

Rosemary frequented the former Yellow Balloon Bar on Thompson Road, near Erie Boulevard East. She often traveled to attend rock concerts.
She told friends she was eventually going to Boston, MA., to meet with an unknown male friend.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Syracuse Police Department

Agency Case Number: 05-328624

NCIC Number:

Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
St. Petersburg Times
Syracuse Police Department
NamUs MP#7592

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