Joanne (Challet) Bushey

Born: Tue., Jun. 21, 1938
Died: Fri., Mar. 1, 2019

Burial at the convenience of the family


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 08, 2019
Location: Mitchell Funeral Home

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Joanne Bushey,80, of Florence passed away Friday March 1, 2019 at Highview of Northampton. She was born June 21, 1938 the daughter of Wilfred and Stella Burke Challet. She spent her early years in Easthampton then moving to Florence. She attended Northampton High School. She was employed by Daily Hampshire Gazette for 30 years, retiring several years ago. She was the widow of Richard A. Bushey who died January 31, 2007.  She enjoyed and loved her family and friends very much.  She was always there for anyone and truly loved life.  She enjoyed reading and crocheting, going to cruise nites and enjoying her many friends, above all she loved her husband Richard, whom she never went a day without thinking of him.  She will be truly missed by us all. Joanne is survived by three sons Richard A. Jr. and Brenda of Huntington, Todd and Tiffany of Amherst and Jason and Deborah of Easthampton, one brother Philip Challet of MA., four sisters Diane Burdo of NH, Elaine Laramie of CA, Linda Dunton and Matt of NH and Dolores Sankey and John (Mike) of Northampton, 5 grandchildren, three great grandchildren. She was predeceased by  her siblings Wilfred Jr. , Michael, Rosalie, and Irene.  She was also predeceased by a sister in law Nancy Challet two brother in laws Donald Burdo and Austin Laramie.   Calling hours will be Friday March 8, 2019 from 4pm to 7pm in Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Park Street, Easthampton. Burial will be at the convenience of the family will be in the Spring in Westhampton Center Cemetery. Donation in Joanne's memory may be made to Hospice of Western and Central Mass  1325 Springield St, Feeding Hills Ma,

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