SUNBURY — Maxine Buckingham, 86, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at home in Sunbury.
She was born Aug. 9, 1923, in Sunbury to the late Henry L. and Essie (McCoy) Roof. She worked as a typist for the former Nestles’ plant in Sunbury.
Survived by sons, Kevin, who cared for her in Sunbury and Gary (Els) of Austin, Texas; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Dale (Norma) Roof; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Joseph; daughter-in-law, Madelyn; and brothers, Howard and Don Roof.
Friends may call one hour prior to the 11 a.m. Wednesday funeral services at Sunbury United Methodist Church, 100 W. Cherry St., Sunbury. The Rev. Brian Smith will officiate and burial will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park. Arrangements by DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.
Memorial contributions can be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 3380 Tremont Road, Sunbury, OH 43221. Condolences at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.