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Ruth J. Bushey

Funeral services for Ruth J. Bushey, age 72, of Ogdensburg, will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at 10:00AM at Frary Funeral Home with Deacon Mark Lalonde officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 2:00PM to 4:00PM and 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg on Friday, September 7, 2018. Mrs. Bushey passed away on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.

Ruth is survived by two sons, Roger Bushey and his fiancé, Jen Hynes, of Heuvelton, NY and John Bushey of Ogdensburg, NY; two step daughters, Brenda A. Lipinsky and her companion, Jay Patrick, of Potsdam, NY and Bonnie Martel and her husband, Norman, of Ogdensburg; three siblings, Lilian LaRock and her husband, Arnold, Gerald Pinkerton and his wife Marie, and Mildred TenEyck; six grandchildren, Norman Martel II and his companion, Mara Dawson, Erin Martel and her companion, Darrick Ward, Justin Martel, Tyler Bushey, Cole Bushey and Madisyn Bushey and three great grandchildren, Seth Martel, Blake Martel and Hayden Ward; and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by one step-son, Bryan J. Bushey in 1975 and a brother, William Pinkerton.

Ruth was born on March 16, 1946, in Ogdensburg, the daughter of Floyd and Gertrude Goult Pinkerton. Ruth married Walter J. Bushey on January 22, 1968, in Ogdensburg, NY. He predeceased her on October 3, 2005.

Ruth enjoyed babysitting, playing bingo, going to the casino, boat rides, watching stock car racing and the local men’s softball league.

10 Comments

  • Shirley Posted September 5, 2018 3:31 PM

    Ruth was such a good moty and caring person and she will be greatly missed

  • Susan Roach Posted September 5, 2018 8:57 PM

    Ruthie was an amazing person. She was funny, caring, and just loved life. I am so glad she came into my life. You will be missed!! My thoughts are with her family, during this difficult time.

  • Randy Farrell Posted September 7, 2018 1:31 AM

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. Suck a hard thing to go through.

  • Dale Posted September 7, 2018 6:51 AM

    Sending sincere condolences to the Martel family. My heart is saddened by your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Darlene corrice and family Posted September 7, 2018 12:18 PM

    Ruthie you will be sadly missed by many people .our hearts are broken for your family. You were so loved by the many childrens lives you had touched .R.I.P. My trusted friend.. We loved you for the wonderful person you were.

  • Jay & Rena Rolfe Posted September 7, 2018 12:47 PM

    So very sorry for the family’s loss

  • Tim Durand Posted September 7, 2018 1:42 PM

    sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing thoughts and prayers to the family

  • donna leclair Posted September 7, 2018 4:53 PM

    so sorry Lil thinking of you at this time of sorrow….

  • Darlene Moore Posted September 7, 2018 8:03 PM

    Lillian, So sorry for your loss. Ruth was such a sweet person. Prayers are with you and your family. God Bless. Joe and Darlene Moore

  • Donna Hand Wiley Posted September 9, 2018 6:49 AM

    Sorry for your loss.

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