EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

September 26, 2013

Leona M. (Bourassa) Bush, 75


Newton, NH — Leona M. (Bourassa) Bush, 75, of Newton, died on September 23, 2013, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Lawrence, Mass., daughter of the late Lucien and Cecile (Doucette) Bourassa, she graduated St. Mary’s High School in Lawrence.

A homemaker and housewife, she is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years, Paul F. Bush; daughters, Norma Jean Turley and her husband, John, of Kingston, Ellen Bush of Lawrence, Mass., and Allison Bush of Londonderry; grandchildren, Joshua, Jonathan, Katie, and Jake; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Norbert and Russell Bourassa.

ARRANGEMENTS: There are no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Mass on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at 12:00 noon at St. Anne’s Church, Emerson Avenue, Hampstead. Burial will follow in Sacred Hearts Cemetery, So. Lawrence, Mass. Donations in her memory may be made to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830.