Kathleen Ann Bush, had heart of gold

December 1, 2021

Kathleen Ann Bush, 73, of Millsboro, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in the care of Cadia Renaissance Center. She was born Jan. 11, 1948, in Salisbury, Md., to the late Edward F. and Joyce Harrington Harrison.

She married her sweetheart, George L. Bush Jr. in 1967, and together they raised two children. She was retired from the Indian River School District, having worked in the cafeteria of Millsboro Elementary. She was a member of DNSA. She was an active member of the Community Church of Oak Orchard and loved helping others. She simply had a heart of gold. One of her projects was doing the shopping for elderly members of her community during the COVID pandemic. Kathleen was very devoted to her family. One of her hobbies was her love of flower arranging, and at Christmas she had trees in every room. She took exceptional pride in her decorations for Christmas.

Kathleen is survived by her husband George; and two children, George Murphy Bush (Tammy) of Marshallton, and Ann Marie Kelley (Joseph) of Harrington. Also surviving are a sister, June Walls of Wilmington, a brother, Patrick Harrison of Oxford, Pa.; and a sister-in-law, Janice Harrison of Middletown. A brother, Edward F. Harrison III, preceded her in death.

Kathleen is also survived by four grandchildren, Savannah Jones (John), Scott Kelley, Colleen Bush and Lori Bush; and one great-grandson, John R. Jones. A granddaughter, Haley Kelley, also preceded her in death.

A Service of Remembrance and Celebration of Her Life will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Community Church of Oak Orchard, with Pastor Allen Miller officiating. Interment will be private at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Community Church of Oak Orchard, 32615 Oak Orchard Road, Millsboro, DE 19966.

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