Earl L. Hussey, Jr.
Windsor, Vt. — Earl L. Hussey, Jr., 94, a resident of Newport, N.H. and formerly of Windsor, passed away Thursday evening, July 17, 2014, at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare Center in Hanover, N.H.
He was born June 1, 1920 in Worcester, Mass. the son of Earl L. and Frances Olga (Johnson) Hussey. He received his schooling in Biddeford, Maine. He was a veteran of the US Army serving in Korea and Germany during WW II. Following his honorable discharge he married his first wife, Frances and they were later divorced. He married Carolyn Mae Butterfield in Windsor on April 4, 1952. Mr. Hussey was employed at the former Cone Blanchard Machine Tool Company in Windsor for several years and later at Merrimack Farmers Exchange in Claremont, N.H. He was later employed at Bryant Machine Tool in Springfield, Vt. He most recently was employed by the US Postal Service in White River Jct., Vt. as a postal clerk until his retirement.
He enjoyed walking his dogs, hunting, fishing and traveling. He was also fond of farming and gardening and especially enjoyed his blueberry patch.
Mrs. Hussey passed away on Nov. 7, 1995. He was also predeceased by one daughter by his first marriage, Rebecca Sands, his parents and one brother, James and two sisters, Josephine and Lucilla, and an infant son.
Survivors include three sons, Gary Hussey and his wife, Sandra of Claremont, N.H., Scott Hussey of Windsor, and William Hussey and his wife, Deborah of Sharpsburg, Ky.; one daughter, Susan Callahan and her husband, Jake of Dayton, Texas; nine grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Thursday evening, July 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor.
The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, July 25 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. William Sheldon officiating. Committal services will follow in the Ascutneyville Cemetery in Ascutney.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bayada Hospice at PO Box 1590, Norwich, Vt. 05055.
Condolences may be expressed to his family in an online guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com.