Friday, December 29, 2006
Samuel J. Jr.
On December 28, 2006. Age 95. Of Pennsauken. Formerly of Ocean City and South Camden. Loving and caring husband of 73 years to Julia V. (nee Legnaoli). Devoted father of Maryann Profero and the late Lou of Vineland, Ronald Bush and his wife Jean of Ocean City, Dennis Bush of Haddon Township, Debra Ann Dougherty and Kevin Koecher of Egg Harbor Township and the late Sonny Bush. Beloved grandfather of Maryann, Thomas, Ronald (Michelle), Nicole (Andrew), Mark and Christopher. Loving great-grandfather of Nicholas, Ashley, Andrew, Juliana, Ronald, Benjamin and Samantha. Dear Brother of Anna Chinappi and the late Albert of Cherry Hill, Gloria Byrne and the late Bill of Millville, Mary Lippincott and the late Jack of Bridgeton. Sam was born and raised in South Camden and moved to Pennsauken in 1951. He lived in Pennsauken for 50 years till 2001 and he and his wife were one of the founding parishioners of Saint Stephen’s R.C. Church in Pennsauken. Sam was Vice-President and Purchasing Agent for 43 years for William Boekel Company in Philadelphia. He was a food demonstrator for Caesar Pasta in Blackwood for 10 years and was known as “Caesar Sam.” Sam was a 15 year retreatant for the Men of Malvern Catholic Men’s Retreat Group in Malvern, PA attending on Labor Day weekend. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his viewing on Tuesday, January 2, 2007 from 9 am to 10:45 am at Saint Stephen’s R.C. Church: 6300 Browning Road, Pennsauken, NJ 08109-1549. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 am in the church. Entombment Calvary Mausoleum, Cherry Hill. There will be no viewing on New Year’s Night. Family requests that memorial donations be made in Samuel’s memory to Saint Stephen’s R.C. Church: at the above address. Please write in the memo of the check: Samuel J. Bush, Jr. Expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to the family through our funeral home website www.mccannhealey.com under online obituaries of Samuel J. Bush, Jr.