Martha Hedeman Buckingham, 84, a longtime Wilton, Conn., and Savannah, Ga., resident, passed away peacefully on July 2, 2017.
Born April 6, 1933, in Atlanta, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Virginia and Arthur Hedeman. She grew up in Wellesley, Mass., and Darien, Conn. She graduated from Sweet Briar College and went on to become a teacher in Burlington, Vt. There she met her husband, Navy pilot and Middlebury graduate Richard Buckingham. They were happily married for 50 years. In their early years, they lived in Vermont, Okinawa, Delaware and St. Louis.