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Welcome to the memorial page for

Ruth Alene Folden

March 24, 2017 ~ March 23, 2017

Ruth Alene Folden, 98, of Hagerstown, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Ravenwood Nursing Home. Born October 16, 1918 in Hansford, W.Va. She was the daughter of the late Kenneth A. and Ruth West Atkinson. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Ira W. Folden, Jr. in 2005 and her son, James E. Folden in 2002.

Ruth loved sewing, crocheting and reading.

Surviving are her two sons, Donald W. Folden and wife, Michele, of Hedgesville, W.Va. and Ralph A. Folden and wife, Sharon, of Myersville, Md; nine grandchildren, Pamela Holtzinger (Jeff), Donald W. Folden, Jr., Timothy Folden (Donna), William Folden (Amy), Jennifer Smith, Christine Donohue (John), Debbie Folden, Erin Neuland (Andre), Matthew Folden (Jennifer); and 16 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 29th at the funeral home with Rev. Randy Reid officiating. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. at Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone, Md.

The family would like to thank the staff at Ravenwood Nursing Home for the care and compassion shown to Ruth.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

 Service Information

March 28, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home
7606 Old National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713

Funeral Service
March 29, 2017

10:30 AM
Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home
7606 Old National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713

Graveside Service
March 29, 2017

2:00 PM
Rocky Gap Maryland Veterans Cemetery
14205 Pleasant Valley Road, NE
Flintstone, Maryland 21530