Douglas E. Bushee

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  • "Thank You All for Your Kind Words. Doug was the kind of man..."
    - Victoria Joslin-Bushee
  • "I've worked side by side with Doug the last year and had..."
    - Rick - Watervliet Arsenal
  • "I am deeply sorry for your loss. Remember the Almighty God..."
    - JRM
  • "The loss of Doug will be felt throughout our community...."
    - Mike and Jean Morneault
  • "I knew Doug from the Guards. He had a great attitude and..."
    - Brian Perry
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POWNAL - Douglas E. Bushee, 49, a resident of Route 7 in Pownal died unexpectedly Monday, April 21, 2014 at his residence.

He was born in Bennington June 21, 1964. He was the son of the late Francis Bang and Sharyll (Wager) Bushee. Doug received his education in Bennington and was a 1982 graduate of Mount Anthony Union High School.

Mr. Bushee served in the Army National Guard where he attained the rank of staff sergeant.

In earlier years, Mr. Bushee was employed at Bennington Iron Works. For 19 years, Mr. Bushee was employed at NSK, and, for a short time, was employed at United McGill. For the past 6 years, Mr. Bushee had been employed at the Watervliet Arsenal.

While in high school, Mr. Bushee was a member of the Mount Anthony Football team. He had also played flag football. He was a Pittsburgh Steeler fan and enjoyed hunting. His family was his main interest.

Survivors include his fiancée, Victoria Ann Joslin of Pownal; his daughter, Jillian Bushee of Pownal; two step sons, Jeff Joslin of Arlington and Justin Joslin of Bennington; a brother, David Bushee and his wife, Katrina, of Wallingford; two nephews and a niece. He was pre-deceased by a brother, Edward Bushee.

A service to celebrate the life of Douglas E. Bushee will be held at Mahar and Son Funeral Home in Bennington at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Friends may call at Mahar and Son Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.

Contributions in Mr. Bushee's memory may be made to the Jillian Bushee Education Fund through the office of Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at
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E.P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
628 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 442-2516
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Published in Rutland Herald from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2014
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