Henry L. Bushee
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HOPEWELL JUNCTION - Henry L. Bushee, 76, an area resident since 1970 and formerly of Yorktown Heights, was called to his rightful place beside our Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 28, 2013, while resting comfortably in the home he built with his own hands.
Born in Hazelwood, NC on July 7, 1936, he was the son of the late Jessie and Nyda Miller Bushee. On February 16, 1963 in Yorktown Heights, he married Charlotte Steigerberger.
Henry was employed as an Operating Engineer for Local 137 in Briarcliff for 35 years until his retirement in 1999. He proudly served our country in the United States Army from 1958-1962 and was a member of the Yorktown VFW. Henry was an avid golfer, often evjoying "friendly wager" among his friends at his favorite local course Dogwood Knolls Country Club in Hopewell Junction.
In addition to his beloved wife of 50 years, Henry is survived by his children, Leslie Carey and her husband Daniel of Poughquag, Henry R. Bushee of Hopewell Junction, and Mark Bushee and his wife Susan of Fishkill; his grandchildren, Siobhan, Ashley, Daniel Jr., Storm, Summer, Parker, and Charlotte; his sister, Ida Anderson of Waynesville; his brother, Ronald Bushee of Waynesville; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. He was also predeceased by his sister, Helen Bushee.
Calling hours will be held on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. The Funeral Service will be on Tuesday at 10 am at the funeral home followed by entombment at Rose Hills Memorial Park.
For driving directions or online condolences, please visit Henry's Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Mar. 2 to Mar. 4, 2013
McHoul Funeral Home, Inc.
895 Route 82 Hopewell Junction, NY 12533