Nancy Ruth Byrne, age 89, of Joppa, Maryland passed away on January 31, 2023 at Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill, Maryland. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was the daughter of Richard and Gladys (Hunter) Apking and wife of the late Richard Allen Byrne Sr. She was a long-time member of Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in Joppatowne and enjoyed playing bridge, golf and tennis in her younger years.
Nancy is survived by her daughters, Linda Ruth Fox and husband, Jeremiah Joseph Fox of Parkville and Rebecca Ann Wilhelmsen and husband, Pauli Carnot Wilhelmsen of Sacramento, CA; grandchildren, Pauli Wilhelmsen III of Sacramento, CA, Victoria (Christopher) Bianchi of Sacramento, CA, Ruth (Daniel) Turner of Arlington, VA and Rebecca Fox of Seattle, WA; great-grandsons, Owen Bianchi of Sacramento, CA and Cameron Bianchi of Sacramento, CA; and brother, Timothy Apking of Cincinnati, OH.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Richard Allen Byrne Jr. and brother, Richard Apking.
Contributions may be made to Senator Bob Hooper Hospice House, c/o Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, 520 Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, Suite 405, Bel Air, MD 21014.