Arthur W. Rosebush
December 22, 1926
- August 20, 2010
|CONCORD, MASS - Arthur W. Rosebush, 83, of Concord died Friday August 20, 2010 surrounded by his loving children. He was the beloved husband of the late Beatrice (Viggiano) Rosebush who died in 2007.|
Born in McAdam Junction, New Brunswick, Canada on December 22, 1926 he was the son of the late William A. and Melvina (Caron) Rosebush. As a young boy, he moved with his family to Brownville Junction, Maine where he attended public schools and graduated from Brownville Junction High School.
During World War II, he served as Pharmacist's Mate Third Class in the United States Navy. Upon his honorable discharged from the service, he attended the University of Maine in Orono.
From 1951 until his retirement in 1986, Mr. Rosebush was employed at IBM Corporation.
A resident of Concord since 1958, he received great enjoyment from trips he and his wife took, especially visits to various regions of Italy. He also enjoyed spending time at his summer cottage at Ebeemee Pond in Maine with his family, playing scrabble and loved reading mystery novels. He will be long remembered for his kind spirit, his thoughtfulness, and the love he gave to so many. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include two sons, Peter Rosebush of Boxborough, MA, and Donald Rosebush and his wife Paula, of West Bridgewater, MA, two daughters, Mary Hunt of Westford, MA, and Elizabeth Damon and her husband Ken of Fremont, CA, six grandchildren, Katie, Nicole, Christopher, Kenny, Jennifer, and Emma, two great grandchildren, Joey and Alexa, two brothers, Lawrence Rosebush of Bangor, ME and Maurice Rosebush of Portland, ME, one sister, Edith Alderman of Granby, MA. He was predeceased by six brothers and two sisters.
If you wish, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Arrangements are under the care of the Dee Funeral Home of Concord, Susan M. Dee and Charles W. Dee, Funeral Directors.
A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, August 25th at 10 AM in Holy Family Parish at St. Bernard's Church, Monument Square, Concord Center.
Private burial in St. Burnard's Cemetery, Concord.
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