Edward Linden Bussieres
August 15, 1946 – April 23, 2021
Edward L. Bussieres, a longtime resident of Keene, NH, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2021, at the Applewood Care and Rehabilitation Center in Winchester, NH.
His parents, Samuel J. and Louise I. (Moran) Bussieres welcomed their son into the world on August 15, 1946 in Pittsfield, NH. Edward attended St. Joseph Regional School in Keene and was a 1966 graduate of Keene High School. While in high school, he was a member of the football team.
Following graduation, Edward enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, serving during the Vietnam War from October 11, 1966 until March 21, 1969. Edward continued to serve his country in the Reserves until September 13, 1972.
Edward was a brick mason by trade, working for many years with area contractors and with Brick Stone Masons in Keene.
When not hard at work, Edward was an avid golfer and member of Bretwood Golf Course in Keene. He also enjoyed skiing. He was a member of the Greater Keene Area Men’s Softball League playing on the Washers Team. He loved to play cards, and looked forward to his monthly card games with his friends at his home.
Edward was a member of the Italian Club and the Eagles Club.
He is survived by his brother, Raymond Bussieres and his wife, Kathy, of Spring Hill, TN; a niece, Vanessa Brant, of California; and his many friends in the area including his longtime friend, Raymond Poirier of Troy, NH. He was predeceased by a sister, Suzanne Wright.
Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00pm at the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court Street, Keene. All those in attendance are required to wear facemasks and to maintain the physical distancing requirements. Burial with military honors in the NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, will be held privately by the family.
In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, donations may be made in Mr. Bussieres’ memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516, or online at https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate.
- Raymond Bussieres (Kathy), Brother
- Vanessa Brant, Niece
- Raymond Poirier, Longtime Friend
- Suzanne Wright, Sister (deceased)
- Louise Ida (Moran) Bussieres, Mother (deceased)
- Samuel James Bussieres, Father (deceased)
- Edward is also survived by his many friends in the area.
- Wounded Warrior Project
Visitation and Celebration of Life
Sunday, May 2, 2021
Burial with military honors will be held privately by the family.
Edward Linden Bussieres
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Angela (Tremblay) Wheeler
April 28, 2021
The great thing about being a Crony kid is the memories of being surrounded by love. I always remember spending time with Ed at our Crony events. He was always loving, friendly and liked to spend time having fun with us kids. He was loved and will be missed!