Rose Bush

Rose Marie Bush

1932 - 2021

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Obituary of Rose Marie Bush

Rose Marie Bush, 88, of Delhi, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, January 18, 2021 at O’Connor Hospital, Delhi, following a long illness.

Born on January 29, 1932 in Sidney, Rose was the daughter of the late Charles and Naomi (Merritt) Northup.

She worked for many years for Rollin V Corp. in Walton as a monitor and only retired a few years ago.

Rose enjoyed bowling and was a league bowler and competed in National Tournaments, she also enjoyed crocheting and loved the outdoors, swimming, fishing and taking in all that nature had to offer. One of her greatest joys was her family, she was a loving mother and a proud grandmother and great-grandmother.

Besides her parents, Rose was predeceased by her husbands: Leroy Jones and Caleb Bush Jr.; her daughter: Linda Utter; granddaughter: Renee Utter and a sister: Julia Lewis.

She is survived by her children: Diana (Donald) Norton of Plattsburg, Arletta (Daniel) Brandenburg of Delhi and John “JP” (Carol) of Walton; grandchildren: Desire (John), Deidre (Nate), Dustin, Danny, Jason (Marcy), Savannah (Bucky), Brandon, Stephanie (Todd Sr.); 15 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sibling: Jeanette, Sharon, Shirley, Pat and Charles; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A service will be held at 1PM on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the First Baptist Church, 21 2nd Street, Delhi, NY. Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery, Delhi. 

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Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Friday, May 7, 2021
First Baptist Church
21 Second St.
Delhi, New York, United States