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Charlotte R. Bush  

Charlotte R. Bush

March 16, 1931 –¬†November 17, 2016

Charlotte R. (Boyer) Bush, age 85, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by her family on Thursday, November 17, 2016.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on March 16, 1931, Charlotte was the daughter of the late William and Ethel (Schultz) Boyer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 10 sisters and 4 brothers.

Charlotte was a wonderful cook and a devoted and loving mom, Nan and Great Nan. She enjoyed playing bingo, trips to Delaware Park and adored family gatherings and trips to Disney World. Charlotte will be very dearly missed.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 67 years, Edmund F. “Ed” Bush; daughter, Charlotte R. Schoen (Jim) of Middletown, with whom she lived; grandchildren, Gregory Schoen (Angela), Jeffrey Schoen (Michelle) and Lauren Wojciechowski (Frank); 6 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and her special friend and caregiver, Brenda Dorsey.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday morning, November 22, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will be held at 11 am. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Charlotte’s memory may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 308, Wilmington, DE 19899.

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  1. Marcia & Greg Folenta, November 18, 2016

    Charlotte was A dear friend when they lived here in the Pocono’s for many years. And will be missed very much.

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    • Charlotte Schoen, November 19, 2016

      Marsha, Thank you for your kind words. You were very special to Mom. She always considered you one of her very best friends.

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  2. Frank Wojciechowski, November 18, 2016

    One of the strongest, most resilient women I have ever met. Nanny never gave up and always bounced back from her health issues with grace and confidence. Lauren and I will be sure to never let Bethy and Abby forget you or how much you loved them! I was fortunate enough to have had 3 grandmothers in my life. We all love you Nanny!

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  3. Hap Almy, November 19, 2016

    Sad to hear of Aunt Char’s passing the other day. I have many fond memories of playing Bingo with my Nan and Aunt Char in Barefoot Bay. I like to think her and Nan are playing bingo in heaven now. My families thoughts and prayers go out to Uncle Neb and the rest of the family.

    Love, Hap

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  4. DeeAnn Fostyk, November 19, 2016

    Can’t be there in person but will be there in spirit going to miss you Aunt Charlotte. Sending prayers and love to Uncle Neb,Charlotte,Jim and children. Going to remember all years that is spent with her during my childhood and treasure those memories. Love you all

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  5. Dolores Smerkers, November 19, 2016

    My dear Aunt Charlotte, I will miss our phone calls and Florida visits that I so enjoyed. You were a wonderful aunt and shining example of kindness and love. I hope you are at peace with all your siblings. Give my Mom a huge hug for me. Love you all very much.

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  6. Sue Almy, November 21, 2016

    Uncle Neb, Charlotte, Jim and children,
    Memories of my Aunt Char will always be cherished. A few of my fondest were trips to wildwood – she was so lucky at the boardwalk games, bingo – again lucky, card games with her sisters – alot of fun, Sunday dinners – delicious. My love and prayers are with you.

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