Louise C. (Rogers) Bushey, 92, passed away peacefully on August 6, 2019 at Wingate in Hampden. She was born in Springfield to the late Robert and Norma (Spaulding) Rogers and was a graduate of Springfield Technical Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. She worked as an LPN at Mercy Medical Center for many years and was a longtime, faithful, charter member of Church in the Acres. Louise lived life to the fullest. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and friends, especially her “GANG” and loved to travel, play cards and games and enjoyed music and dancing. She loved babies. Louise was predeceased by her husband Nelson Bushey in 2011, her twin sister Phyllis Lovell as well as siblings: Beatrice, Clayton, Derwood, George and Donald Rogers. She is survived by her six devoted children: Allan Bushey and his wife Lynda of Beaverton, OR, Christine Rattell of Wilbraham, James Bushey and his wife Darlene of South Hadley, Dan Bushey and his wife Susan of Wilbraham, Patricia St. Louis and her husband Paul of Naples, Fl and Margaret Slade of Wilbraham, 11 grandchildren: Heather Vedovelli, Michael Bushey, Jamie Duncan, Sara Carlton, Jacqueline Van Buren, Brittany Van Buren, Ashley Parzych, Alicia Parzych, Macy Van Buren, Christopher Slade and Brianne Slade and 10 great grandchildren: Chase, Liam, Samantha, Austin, Avery, Sophia, David, Caleb, Charli and Zoey and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends may meet for Louise’s Funeral Service on Tuesday, August 13th at 11:00 AM at Church in the Acres. Visitation will be held on Monday, August 12th from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Wilbraham Funeral Home, 2551 Boston Rd., Wilbraham. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Church in the Acres, 1383 Wilbraham Rd., Springfield, MA 01119 or to the Alzheimer’s Assn., 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.
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