Blanche Bush


((November 14, 1889-October 22, 1978)


NORWOOD--Funeral services for Mrs. Blanche Bush, 92, of the Potsdam Nursing Home were held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Buck Funeral Home, Norwood, with the Rev. Eric Harblin officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Norwood.

Mrs. Bush died Sunday, Oct. 22, 1978, at the Potsdam Nursing Home where she had been a patient since Aug. 20, 1974.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mark (Elizabeth) Jenner of Norwood, Mrs. Margaret Colbert of Norwood, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Bush was born in St. Regis Falls, Nov. 14, 1889, the daughter of Henry and Julia Partlow Gebo. She was married to Clayton Bush, Nov. 14, 1911. Mr. Bush died Dec. 8, 1971.

Mrs. Bush was employed as a telephone operator for the New York Telephone Company for many years.

Donations may be made in Mrs. Bush’s memory to the Norfolk or Potsdam Rescue Squad.


(From the Pauline Deshaies collection).