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Marcia R. Buckingham

Bellows Falls — Marcia R. Buckingham 62, passed away on Friday Morning March 15, 2013 at her home in Bellows Falls, Vt. She was born July 15, 1950 in Springfield, Vt, the daughter of Jack and Joyce ( Eastman ) Beebe. She attended Springfield Schools and graduated from Springfield High School class of 1968. In 1978 she graduated from Thompson School of Nursing with her LPN, and in 1988 she graduated from New Hampshire Technical College with her ADN.

On November 15, 1995 she was married to Steve Buckingham in Claremont, N.H.

Marcia was employed at Springfield Hospital for many years, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for several years and the past 20 years in Psychiatric Nursing with the Windham Center in Bellows Falls.

She loved her family, loved singing and attending church.

She is survived by her husband Steve of Bellows Falls, Vt. One son Arthur Godfrey IV of Springfield, two daughters – Stephanie Eastman of Springfield, and Jennifer Sherman of Ft. Myers, Fla.; One step-daughter Sonja Alves of Boston, Mass.; three brothers – Jim Beebe of Springfield, Jesse Beebe of Andover, and Larry Beebe of San Antonio, Texas; three sisters – Alicia Coppola of Windsor, Judy Graham of Perkinsville, and Renee’ Nagel of Unity, N.H.; also by seven grandchildren: Nathan Godfrey, Joshua Sherman, Hannah Sherman, Jasmine Eastman, Ariella Godfrey, Michael Godfrey, and Paolo Alves. And several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday March 21, 2013 at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Jesse Beebe will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery in Springfield, Vt.

Friends may call at the Davis Memorial Chapel on Thursday afternoon from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, One Medical Center Drive Lebanon, N.H. 03766.