Walter R. Bushey
Walter R. Bushey, 92, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018 at his home in Bristol.
He was born October 17, 1925 in Vergennes the son of Frank and Beatrice (Langeway) Bushey.
He was a member of St. Ambrose Church in Bristol, a past member of Vergennes American Legion Post #14, Bristol American Legion #19, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and he was a Scout Master in the Boy Scouts in Burlington.
He served in WWII in the European Theatre. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He retired from Simmonds Precision after working there for 42 years.
Walter is survived by seven children Linda McLaughlin, Cheryl Phelps, Steven and Cheryl Bushey, Charles Bushey, Jerry Bushey and Evelyn Burlock, Gregory Bushey, and Gail and Peter Cousino; grandchildren Ian Phelps, Michelle Phelps, Patrick and Bryan McLaughlin, Maureen Redmond, Ryan Bushey, Alex Bushey, Kayla and Cody Brown, Marcie, PJ, Andrew Cousino, Linsey Williams, Allison and Amanda Burlock; ten great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two sisters and three brothers.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Friday, July 6th at St Ambrose Church in Bristol. Interment will be in Mt. St. Joseph Cemetery in Bristol. Friends may call at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol on Thursday, July 5th from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bristol Rescue Squad, PO Box 227, Bristol, VT or Addison County Home Health & Hospice, PO Box 754, Middlebury, VT. To send online condolences to his family please visit www.brownmcclayfuneralhome.com