Mary L. Bushee

Mary Louise Bushee, 97, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 8:25 a.m. at The Heritage of Huntington.

Mrs. Bushee worked as a nanny for several families in Huntington. She later worked at GE and retired from Schacht Rubber Company. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, in Huntington, and the St. Cecilia Sodality, Daughters of Isabella and Rosary Sodality. She was a former member of Women of the Moose Chapter 255, in Huntington.

She was born May 24, 1919, in Dallas Township, Huntington County, to John Henry and Agnes Miller Reust. She married Donald D. Bushee on Nov. 5, 1947, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 2013.

Survivors include two sons, Robert Eugene (Debra) Bushee, of Hugoton, KS, and Michael Joseph (Deanne) Bushee, of Huntington; two daughters, Linda Kay (Kevin) Goodnight, of Huntington, and Joyce Elaine (Greg) Benjock, of Mt. Pleasant, SC; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, March 23, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., with recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m., at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, Huntington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017, at 10 a.m., with calling one hour prior to Mass, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry St., Huntington. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, in Huntington.

Memorial gifts may be made for Masses in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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