Richard "Dick" Joseph Bussmann
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New Bern, NC: Richard "Dick" Joseph Bussmann, 86, of New Bern, passed away at his home on March 12, 2014. He was born on February 3, 1928 in New Haven, CT to Joseph and Mabel Bussmann.
Lt. Bussmann, U.S. Navy (Ret) served his country during World War II and the Korean Conflict, and was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Bussmann; a son, Sgt. Rick Bussmann, USAF; a grandson, Thomas Bussman; and his sister, Patricia Reynolds.
Dick is survived by two sons, Tom Bussmann and wife Deborah of Danbury, CT, Jim Bussmann and wife Cynthia of Carolina Beach, NC; one daughter, Sheila Heath and husband Bob of Lancaster, OH; four grandchildren, Harrison, Casey, Desmond and Carly, one great-granddaughter, Scotti Mae; and a niece, Donna Belcher of New Haven, CT.
Burial will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society 875 North Randolph St. Ste. 225, Arlington, VA 22203-1757 or to the
Online condolences may be made to the Bussmann family at www.cottenfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Mar. 19, 2014