Walta Davidson Bush, 96, of Radnor Lane, Morrisville, NY passed away Thursday, October 21, 2010 at the Crouse Community Center, Morrisville.
She was born September 6, 1914 in Erin, Ontario, Canada, a daughter of Saul and Julia Goldman Davidson and received her education in local schools. On April 26, 1932, Walta married Donald Bush in Morrisville. He predeceased her on December 22, 1972. A Morrisville resident most of her life, Walta had worked at the Snell Restaurant in Morrisville and the Wallace Hotel in Eaton. She later worked in the cafeteria of the Morrisville-Eaton Central School and for 12 years until her retirement in 1974, she was the cook for the KDR fraternity at Colgate University in Hamilton.
Mrs. Bush was an active member of the Morrisville Community Church where she served on many committees and as a board member, as well as teaching bible school. She was a member and Past Noble Grand of the Willowglen Rebekah Lodge #163 of Eaton, and a member of the American Legion Post #163 Auxiliary of Morrisville.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Charlene Bush of Morrisville; daughter and son-in-law, Deena and Richard Raffan of Schenectady; four grandchildren, Scott (Yolanda) Raffan, Ronald (Paula) Raffan, Darrell (Kayla) Bush and Jessica (David) Burch; and eleven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sisters, Phyllis Pratt and Frances Dedrick.
Memorial services will be held at the Morrisville Community Church on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 4:00 pm.
Interment will be in the Union Cemetery at the Welsh Church, Nelson, NY.
There will be no calling hours.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Morrisville Community Church, PO Box 178, Morrisville, NY 13408.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, Morrisville, NY,