Josephine K Welch

Josephine K. Bushey


WEST CHAZY — Josephine K. Bushey, 67, of West Chazy passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with her family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born Dec. 1, 1942, the daughter of Thomas and Edith (Agoney) Welch Sr.

She loved playing bingo, slots and gardening. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren.

Josie was predeceased by her husband, Martin Bushey Sr.; a brother, Francis Welch; a niece, Elaine Rock Franklin; and a nephew, Robert Spencer.

She is survived by two daughters, Michelle Vassar and her companion, Lyle Russell, and Jennifer Warren and her husband, Tom, all of West Chazy; three of her closest angels and the ones who kept her going, Kylie and Katie Vassar of West Chazy and little Joey Warren, also of West Chazy; a granddaughter, Peggy Bushey, and her two children, Brittney and D.J. Hemingway of South Dakota; and her siblings, Gerry Langston and her husband, John of Oklahoma, Peggy Spencer and her husband, Bill of Alabama, Helen Rock and her husband, Vernon of Florida, Carolyn Rushford and her husband, Ronnie of Florida, and Thomas Welch and his wife, Joanne of Cadyville.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment will be in Whispering Maples Memorial Mausoleum on the Tom Miller Road in Plattsburgh.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Josie’s memory may be made to her family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y., 12901; 561-3980.

Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at


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