Jean M. Bushey

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POULTNEY - Jean Marie Bushey, age 80, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, at Rutland Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Bushey was born in Forest Dale on April 27, 1937. Her mother was Viola L. Euber and her father was Warren E. Bishop. She was raised by her mother and stepfather, Philip M. Beaumont, until her mother died in 1949.
Then she lived with several aunts until she married. Her first marriage ended in divorce. Five years later, she married Thomas C. Bushey. Jean worked for several years at Castleton State College.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas C. Bushey, of Poultney; her children William J. Hier and his wife, Cindy, who were her caregivers for several years, Patrick Hier and his wife, Betty, daughters Viola Howard, Rhonda LaFalce and her husband, Frank, Candy Rehbein and her husband, Adam, Morris Hier and his wife, Bonnie, Ralph Hier and his wife, Karen; sister, Mary Hill, of Marysville, CA; 18 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren; good friends Mary and Jerry Fenton. She was predeceased by her daughter, Barbara A. Ward.
The memorial service "In Celebration of Her Life" will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at 4 p.m. at the Welsh Presbyterian Church in Poultney. Gary Stanley, a family friend, will officiate.
A private graveside committal service and burial will take place at a later date in Mountain View Cemetery in Orwell.
Jean would like to thank her church family for all the smiles and kindnesses over the years.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to The Poultney Welsh Presbyterian Church, 42 Grove St., Poultney, VT 05764.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mallory Funeral Home in Fair Haven.
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Published in Rutland Herald on Feb. 27, 2018