Ruth W. Busierre, 87, of Kennett Square

Ruth W. Bussierre, 87, of Kennett Square,  passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Crosslands. She was the wife of Norman L. Bussiere, with whom she shared 65 years of marriage.

Ruth W. Bussierre
Ruth W. Bussierre

Born in the Bronx, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Fairfax Randall Wheelan and Elizabeth Ovens Wheelan.

Mrs. Bussiere worked at various public libraries, retiring in 2006 from Emma S. Clark Library, in Setauket, N.Y.

She was dedicated to her family and friends and spent her happiest times with them.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Robert D. Bussiere and his wife, Alice of Wilmington; two daughters, Jeanne B. Stephens and her husband, James of Shaker Heights, Ohio, and Elizabeth Bussiere and her husband, Daniel Cohen of Worcester, Ma.; four grandchildren; and one great grandchild. She was predeceased by three brothers.

You are invited to her memorial service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12,  in the William Penn room at Crosslands, 1600 East Street Road, Kennett Square. Burial will be held privately.

In memory of Mrs. Bussiere, a contribution may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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