Josephine Hannah Bussey

December 24, 1921 to July 10, 2019


Passed peacefully away at her home on July 10, 2019, Josephine Bussey, aged 97 years.

Predeceased by her parents Frederick and Gertrude Wells; her husband Thomas Bussey (2004), her sister Alma French (2008) and her son Peter Bussey (January 5, 2019).

Leaving to mourn with fond memories her son Derek Bussey.

Special thank you to the nurses of Eastern Health and the home care workers of CareGivers and Tender Loving Care for their help in taking care of Mom these past 4 months.

Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Thursday, July 11 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, 75 Kiwanis Street, St. John’s, on Friday, July 12 at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow, with inurnment at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road.

Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Josephine’s memory may be made to Heavenly Creatures or a charity of one’s choice.



2-4 p.m. on July 11, 2019

7-9 p.m. on July 11, 2019

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Friday July 12th

St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church


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Sending my sincere condolences Derek. I am glad I had the opportunity to care for your mother. May she rest in peace .

Jessie Anstey

Derek, Condolences on the passing of your mother. She lived to a good long age. Regards, Barbara L. Reid Quah (I worked with you several decades ago in the Nfld. Public Libraries section of the AC Hunter Library..)

Derek my sincere sympathy on your mothers recent passing please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this time .It was nice chatting with you today at Carnells funeral home I shall remember her at the Sunday Eucharist this week.May she rest in peace and rise in glory.

Sending you condolences on the loss of your mother at age 97. We just lost my father 3 weeks ago a month short of his 98th. We are lucky to have had them with us for so many years. Wishing you peace and the comfort of friends and stories tomorrow.

Derek .. thank you for calling. We were all saddened to learn of the passing of Aunt Josephine. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with you. We look froward to talking again very soon. Fred, Carmel and Alexandra

I was sorry to hear about your Mom, Derek. Thinking of you at this sad time.
My condolences,

Derek, So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
The Hickey Family
Pine Line, Middle Cove

Sincere condolences to Derek from the Griffiths family, your Pine Line neighbours.