Elizabeth A. Bush, 69, Helena
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 7:15 pm

Mrs. Elizabeth A. Bush, 69, of 1152 State Highway 37C, passed away on Tuesday morning at the St. Regis Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since May 2009.

Elizabeth was born July 9, 1941 in Massena, the daughter of Donat and Jean Schloar Hart. She attended schools in Brasher. On September 30, 1960, she married George A. Bush at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Hogansburg, with Rev. Joseph Stickelmeyer, officiating.

She was a homemaker and at one time worked in the housekeeping department at Letchworth State Hospital for 10 years. She was a former member of the Helena Home Bureau and enjoyed crafting and camping.

She is survived by her husband, George; three sons, George Jr. and Michael P. Bush, both of Newburgh and Christopher Bush of Wallkill; a daughter, Jean Marie Whiting of North Lawrence; eight grandchildren and many great grandchildren; two sisters, Dona and Philip Parnell of Saranac Lake and Susan Marie Ames of Maine; two brothers, Thomas Hart of Maine and Henry Hart of Virginia; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her brother, Deacon Richard Hart on May 7, 2007.

Friends may call Saturday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Donaldson Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. with Sister Maureen Sweeney, officiating. Burial will be in the spring at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Bombay.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in her memory.

Condolences may be made online at www.donaldsonfh.com.