Emily Beatrice Busam (nee) Hartley, age 98, passed away peacefully at home in Petersburg, NJ on January 16, 2021. Born and raised in Providence, RI, she married Warner (Bud) Busam in 1945 and traveled to many ports throughout his Navy and Airforce career, her favorite being Tachikawa Airforce base in Japan. They settled in Prospect Park, PA and were happily married for 60 years. Emily was a member of the women's auxiliary club and loved her horse Candy.
Emily is survived by her son Richard, grandchildren Jessica and Zachary, niece Dorothy (Sam), nephew Alan (Tammy), and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Emily is preceded by her parents Evelyn Hartley and Raymond Cloutier, her husband Bud, and sons Steven and Bud Jr.
A funeral service will be held at Godfrey Funeral Home in Palermo on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 11:00am, where Relatives and friends are invited to attend or view the service online via Livestream on her funeral home webpage. Burial will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Emily’s name may be made to Saint Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Marmora, NJ. For the Livestream or to make online condolences, please visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com
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