CHURUBUSCO - Nessie Ruth Rushford, 62, of Route 189, Churubusco died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family and Hospice of the North Country.
Born in Malone, N.Y. on Sept. 24, 1951, she was the daughter of Ralph and Margret (Keough) Bush.
She was married to Robert Rushford on Oct. 10, 1992 in Ellenburg.
Mrs. Rushford graduated from Chateaugay Central School. She worked as an aide at the Alice Hyde Nursing Home and also worked as an aide doing in home care for the elderly.
Mrs. Rushford is survived by her husband of 21 years; two children, Bryan Manning and his partner Jennifer Childs of Dickinson, Kevin Manning and his wife Mary Jane of Chateaugay; three step-children and their spouses, Aaron and Marsha Rushford of Norfolk, Karri and Denny Pacheco of Ellenburg, Jennifer and Joel Hansen of Churubusco; five grandchildren, Ashton Hansen, Brooke Rushford, Owen Rushford, Marissa and Tyler Manning; a sister, Shirley Wood of Chateaugay; a nephew and his partner Kelly Bush & Natasha Duvall of Churubusco.
She was predeceased by her parents; a sister, Mary Bush; a brother-in-law, Gerald Wood; and nephew, Howard Wood.
Calling hours will be held at from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the Chateaugay Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 12 noon in the funeral home chapel.
Donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country or the Churubusco Rescue Squad.
Online condolences may be offered at www.chateaugayfu neralhome.com.