Carolyn S. Buckingham, beloved mother of David W. Buckingham and Mark (Laura) W. Buckingham; adoring sister of Thomas (Julia) A. Schmick and Raymond B. Schmick; loving step mother of Lucy (Bruce) B. Russell, Susan L. Gray, and Lisa (Daniel) B. Martich; cherished grandmother of Leah K. Buckingham; caring sister-in-law to Barbara D. Frankenfield; dear aunt to John T. Schmick, and Justin R. and Zachary T. Frankenfield; and caregiver to many foster children, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in Cincinnati, at the age of 71.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Kathryn P. and J. Allen Schmick; and her former husband, Harry W. Buckingham.
Memorial visitation will be noon Saturday, Dec. 28, followed by memorial services at 1 p.m., at Gwen Mooney Funeral Home, Cincinnati. Interment will be afterwards at Spring Grove Cemetery Cincinnati.
Sympathy may be expressed by a memorial contribution to the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation or the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.