(1932-2013) - Elaine (Korney) Bushey, 70, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 25, 2013 at home. Born in Springfield, daughter of the late Nicholas and Mabel (Goraj) Korney, she lived in Agawam since 1965. Elaine worked for the former Springfield Herald, the Loan Store/Money Stop and finally for Aaron Posnick Auctioneers. She was the past president of the German Shepherd Dog Club of Western Massachusetts, she coached softball and was a Brownie leader. Elaine was an avid camper and was active at Laurel Ridge Campground where she was a Bingo caller.
She leaves her husband of thirty-four years, Francis M. Bushey, a son, George W. Russell, Jr. and his wife Mary of Westfield, a daughter and her husband, Deborah J. and Robert Haberern of West Springfield, a brother, Nicholas Korney of Chicopee, and seven grandchildren, Cameron and Jillian Russell, Steven and Erica Bushey, and Christina, Lauren and Ben Jeannin.
The funeral will be Friday at 10am at the Agawam Funeral Home, 184 Main Street, followed burial in Springfield Street Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday from 4-8pm. Donations may be made to the Baystate Visiting Nurse & Hospice, c/o Baystate Health Foundation, 280 Chestnut Street, 6th Floor, Springfield, MA 01199.