Ruth Buckingham Franklin

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  • "May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of..."
    - Cletta Morelock Bohn
  • "Mom, You will be deeply miss. Your loving daughter."
    - Vivian Overholtzer
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    - Debra Steinberg-Morral
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    - Elaine Edwards- Long
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Mrs. Ruth Elizabeth Buckingham Franklin, 90, of New Windsor, died Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Golden Living Center Westminster. Born June 22, 1925 in Carroll County, she was the daughter of the late Percy Clair and Agnes May Stitely Wolfe. Twice married, her first husband was the late J. Oscar Buckingham who died in 1986; her second husband was the late Luther Franklin who died in 2000. Ruth was a member of Edgewood Church of the Brethren, near New Windsor and the Ladies Auxiliary of the New Windsor Fire Co. She enjoyed quilting, baking and spending time with her family. Surviving are daughters, Connie Bittman, Linda Eicholtz and husband Bill and Peggy Harris and husband Brad, all of New Windsor; Vivian Overholtzer of Libertytown and Judy Arnold and husband Tom of Woodsboro; son, Gary Buckingham of Union Bridge; 9 grandchlldren, 5 step grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 4 step great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by son, Sonny Buckingham in 1991, daughter, Thelma Buckingham in 2011 and 3 brothers, George Stitely, Emory and Jim Wolfe. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 28, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 310 Church St., New Windsor, with her pastor, Rev. Paul N. Leatherman Jr., officiating. Interment will be in Pipe Creek Cemetery, near Linwood. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, September 27. Memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.



Funeral Home
Hartzler Funeral Homes
310 Church Street
New Windsor, MD 21776
(410) 635 - 200
Published in Carroll County Times on Sept. 26, 2015
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