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Clara Bushey

Clara Bushey

Clara A. Bushey

Funeral services for Clara A. Bushey, age 72, of St. Joseph Nursing Home will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 10:00 am at St. John’s Episcopal Church with Rev. Robert Longbottom officiating. Burial will be held in the spring at Ogdensburgh Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 14, 2008 at Frary Funeral Home from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

Mrs. Bushey died at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center on Wednesday morning, March 12, 2008.

Among her survivors are her son and his wife; John and Sherry Bushey of Clinton, Tennessee; her adopted son, William H. Bushey of Ogdensburg; four grandchildren, Tanya Lynn, Douglas, Pamela and Stacy Bushey; one great grandson, Lucas Bushey; and one special niece, Tina Washburn. She is predeceased by three children, Mary in 1960, Mark James in 1961 and Douglas Richard in 1967; four sisters, Genevieve, Pauline, Charlotte and Dorothy; and one brother, Nelson.

Mrs. Bushey was born February 3, 1936 in Ogdensburg, the daughter of Guy and Irene Powell. She graduated from OFA in 1953. She married Joseph Bushey on April 27, 1955 at St. John’s Episcopal Church with Rev. John McCarthy officiating. Mr. Bushey passed away in 2004. Clara worked for 30 years as a Nurse’s Assistant at St. Joseph’s Home. She was a member of Amvets Auxiliary.

Donations may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church.