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Ruby Boden

October 14, 1934 — April 11, 2017

Ruby Boden

Hancock, Maryland

Ruby Bettie Lee (Crouse) Boden, age 82, of Hancock, Md., died on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Meritus Hospital near Hagerstown, Md.

Born Sunday, October 14, 1934, in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Eva (Puffenberger) Crouse. She was the widow of Elmer Thomas Boden, whom she married November 17, 1951, and who died October 14, 1998.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by a son, Wayne Boden, of Hagerstown, Md.; four daughters, Carol Yost, Glenda Pryor, Cindy Golden, and Melissa Lipinski, all of Hancock; and three sisters, Marie Mahoney, of Bunker Hill, W.Va., Elsie Long, of Hagerstown, Md., and Darlene Maupin, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four children, Kieth Boden, Lois Ann Boden, Debra Longerbeam, and Barbara Ann Keefer; five sisters, Jinny, Madeline, Sue, Bette, and Katherine; and four brothers, John, Bud, Wilson, and Harry.

The family will receive friends at the Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main Street, Hancock, on Friday, April 14, 2017 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be at the Funeral Home on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Edward Guyer will officiate. Burial will follow in the Park Head Cemetery, in Big Pool, Md. Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

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