Pamela T. Bush
Jan. 24, 1954-April 28, 2013
MORRISON, IL – Pamela T. Bush, 59, of Morrison, IL, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at her residence.
Pamela was born January 24, 1954, in Queens, NY, the daughter of Edgar F. and Joan (Klink) Bailey. She graduated from Morris Catholic High School, Denville, NJ, in 1972, and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin Platteville in 1976 with a Bachelor’s Degree in health and physical education. She married Rodney D. Bush on November 27, 1976, in Parsippany, NJ. She received her Master Degree from Western Illinois University in 2000 in education administration. Pamela’s passion was her family and working with her students, she helped with the Harvest Hammer, she loved downhill and cross country skiing, bicycling, cross country marathons, gardening and playing with her granddaughter. She was a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church, Morrison, IL, where she served as a religious leader and Eucharistic Minister. Her family would like to thank the Rock River Hospice for the care she received the last five weeks.
She is survived by her husband, Rodney Bush, Morrison, IL; a son, Bradley Bush, Morrison, IL; a granddaughter, Katie Jo Bush; 4 sisters: Donna (Jack) Greener, Orland Park, IL, Janese (Chuck) Maranzano, Williamsburg, VA, Sharon (Roger) Cregg, Rochester, MI, and Alanna Van Voorhies, Hawthorne, NJ; and 1 brother, Michael (Cindy) Bailey, Barnegat, NJ.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
A gathering of friends and family will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, in St. Mary Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, Morrison, IL. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, in St. Mary Catholic Church, Morrison, IL; with Reverend William Antillon officiating. Inurnment will take place in the Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison, IL.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established. Arrangements by McDonald Funeral Home, Fulton.
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Death date: April 28, 2013