Jean Walker Buchman

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  • "Wonderful Teacher..Prayers for your family"
    - Teresa Moore
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Jean Walker Buchman died June 30th, 2017 at Long View Nursing Home. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota March 11, 1923 to the late Brig. General William G. Walker and Jeanne Haight Walker. She was predeceased by beloved husband Raymond Charles Buchman, brothers Col. William G. Walker, Jr. (USAF), Col. James Harper Walker (USAF), sisters Margaret Walker Lancaster, and Barbara Walker Collins and grandson Todd Christopher Prosser. She is survived by daughters Charlotte Buchman Curry, and son-in-law Mark Curry, Ellen Buchman Prosser and son-in-law Ted C. Prosser Jr. of Ocala FL, son Raymond Charles Buchman, Jr., and daughter-in-law Mary (Mimi) Buchman of Humble, TX, 8 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, sisters and brothers in laws Etta Ruth Buchman Heird and Martha Buchman Brauning and Gary Brauning, and numerous nieces and nephews. She graduated from Arlington H.S. in Arlington, Massachusetts and Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) in Westminster, Maryland. She worked for the Carroll County Board of Education from 1955 - 1981 as a school teacher at Hampstead Elementary, Sykeville Middle and Westminster Middle Schools. She was a tour guide for Lincoln Bus Touring from 1979 thru the 1980's. She was an active member of American Volksmarch Association (National/International) Piedmont Pacer Chapter. An enthusiastic walker she has walked in all 50 states, the entire C & O Canal and Various Provinces throughout Canada. Her hobbies included family activities with children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, multiple bridge clubs, and investment club, gardening and she especially enjoyed traveling throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Professional memberships included ZATA TAU ALPHA Int'l Sorority, Omicron Delta Gamma, Maryland Retired Teachers and Carroll County Retired Teachers. She was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church. Burial will be at Wesley Methodist Cemetery in Carrollton, Maryland. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Ascension Church, due notice will be given. Go to www.elinefh for service update. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Ascension Church, Westminster, MD, Wesley Methodist Church in Carrollton, MD or the .



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Ascension Episcopal Church
23 N Court St
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on July 1, 2017
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