Jacqueline M. BussiereApril 29,2013
Jacqueline M. Bussiere
NORTHFIELD — Jacqueline Mae Bussiere, 84, died Friday, April 26, 2013, in Northfield.
She was born Feb. 20, 1929, in Montpelier, the daughter of Harry and Rose (Loiselle) Hughes.
She attended the former St. Michael’s High School in Montpelier and married Wilfred Neal Bussiere in August 1949 in Northfield Falls.
Mrs. Bussiere was employed for five years as a switchboard operator at New England Telephone in Montpelier and later worked as a teacher’s aide in Northfield High School, as well as being a homemaker.
She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in Northfield and St. Augustine’s Church in Montpelier.
She enjoyed sewing, reading, cards, playing cribbage “for a quarter,” old movies, and was known for her quick wit and good sense of humor.
Survivors include four daughters, Bonnie Gayle, Cynthia Pittinger, both of Northfield, Leslie Covey of Williamstown and Jamie Bussiere of Colchester; three sons, Mark Bussiere of Barre, Wilfred Bussiere of Northfield and Jason Bussiere of Cottage Grove, Minn.; a sister, Lorraine Muncil of Burlington; 20 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Bussiere was predeceased by her husband in 1993 and seven siblings.
In Northfield, the funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Dwight Baker, pastor, as celebrant and followed by burial in Calvary Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the Kingston Funeral Home, 35 Slate Ave., Northfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.
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