Leland Richard Bussiere, 50, of Westminster, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Born Oct. 31, 1962, in Attleboro, Mass., he was the son of Rosemary Dismore Bussiere and the late Phillip R. Bussiere. He was the husband of Virginia "Ginny" Schuler Bussiere.
He was involved with the Boy Scouts of America, a founding member of Troop No. 2007 of Westminster, and was an avid outdoorsman. He was extensively involved as a member of Grace Bible Church, including several mission trips around the world, and held various positions on the Church Board. He enjoyed helping people in need, using his construction skills.
Surviving, in addition to his mother and wife, are sons Nicholas Paul and Joshua Peter Bussiere; siblings Bruce Bussiere, of Canton, Conn., Neil Bussiere, of Calabasas, Calif., Lori Hoyle and Wendy Buchanan, both of Wrentham, Mass.; and many other relatives and friends.
Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Grace Bible Church, 3250 Charmil Drive, Manchester.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Interment will be private.
Arrangements are by Eckhardt Funeral Chapel in Manchester.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Grace Bible Church, 3250 Charmil Drive, Manchester, MD 21102; to the
, 1393 Progress Way, Suite 908, Eldersburg, MD 21784; or Gideons International, 606 Deer Park Road, Westminster, MD 21157.
Online condolences may be offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com
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