SHALER – On Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, Dorothy Marie Drobish Bushee of Shaler, Allegheny County, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side. She was 81.
Mrs. Bushee was the beloved wife of 58 years to Raymond M. Bushee; and loving mother to Deb, wife of Keith Schad; Don Bushee, husband of Barbara; Deann, wife of Bob Wertz; and David Bushee, husband of Nancy. She is also survived by a brother, Pete Drobish; a sister-in-law, Celeste Marie Schuster; a cousin, Joe Drobish; and 14 grandchildren and 13è great-grandchildren.
She also was a loving cookie mom to all the kids in the Forliview neighborhood of Pittsburgh’s North Hills and a lifelong member of the Andrew Drive Card Club for 45 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Adie and Helen Drobish.
Dorothy and her husband Ray lived in Pittsburgh (Shaler/North Hills) since 1962.
Dorothy’s son, David Bushee, relocated to Grove City and has a blended family with Nancy Bushee (Norris) of Nancy’s Hair Loft. Their children and grandchildren are Tyler, Megan plus è and Lilly Norris; Brooke, Whitney and Mariah Norris; Alexa and Saoirse Bushee; Kaylie Marie and Cameron Bushee.
Visitation and calling hours will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 in Sharpsburg Family Worship Center (the former Lutheran Church), 6th Street, Sharpsburg, PA 15215, two blocks from the Catholic parish.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 4:30 p.m. Friday in St. Juan Diego Parish, St. Mary’s Church, 201 9th St., Sharpsburg, PA 15215. All are welcome to attend a wake and family dinner at 5:30 p.m. Friday in Sharpsburg Family Worship Center.
Dorothy was a breast cancer survivor, so in lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Susan G. Komen For the Cure cancer fund, 1133 S. Braddock Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15218 or www.komenpittsburgh.org