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William H Bushman obituary 1931~2023


William H Bushman, 91, of Gettysburg, PA, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at the Gettysburg Hospital.

William H Bushman
William H Bushman

Born June 26, 1931 in Gettysburg, PA he was the son of the late George and Mary Edith (McCleaf).

William was preceded in death by his wife, Doris G. (Durniak) Bushman who died August 30, 2020.

Mr. Bushman was a member of St. James Lutheran Church.

William was retired career military serving his country in the United States Air Force. After his retirement he assisted his mother run her woman’s clothing store and also worked for a time at Site R.

He was an avid bowler, enjoyed cross word puzzles and was a sports enthusiast.

William is survived by his two children, Joy Bushman Taylor and her husband Jeff of Biglerville, PA, a son, Jay Bushman and his wife Amy of Ashburn, VA, his five grandchildren; Jennifer Gilner, Rachael Caiola, Bradley Bushman, Matthew Bushman, Brett Bushman, six great grandchildren, his daughter-in-law, Beth Bushman Bland, and his half-sister, Elizabeth Bechler.

He was predeceased by his son, Gary William Bushman.

Funeral services for William will be held Monday, March 20, 2023 at 2 p.m. at Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg.

Interment with full military honors being presented by the Adams County Allied Veterans will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday afternoon from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to a favorite charity.

Online obituary and condolences available at the funeral home’s website.



Tammy Annette Robinson 1964-2024

For the past years, Tammy helped take care of her mother. She enjoyed watching game shows and listening to contemporary Christian music.

Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

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