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Adele Louise Bushnell

SALISBURY — Adele Louise Bushnell, 93, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Dec. 30, 2020, at Noble Horizons. 

Adele was born on Jan. 17, 1927, at home in Salisbury. She was the daughter of the late George Bushnell and Hazel (Brown) Bushnell, both of Salisbury. 

She was married to the late Howard W. “Buzzy” Morey Sr., also of Salisbury.

Adele worked for more than 20 years as a housekeeper, the last seven of which were spent at Noble Horizons. 

Adele’s greatest passion was spending quality time with her family. She loved her family tremendously. She cared for many of her grandchildren throughout their childhood and could often be spotted with Buzzy at their sports and school events. 

She enjoyed traveling with her family to Vermont each fall, as well as to Lake George and Florida. 

Adele was also an avid bingo player and enjoyed trips to Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun. 

Adele is survived by her brothers, Louis Bushnell, of North Canaan, Ralph Bushnell and his wife, June, of Florida, and Harold Bushnell and his wife, Audrey, of New York; her sisters-in-law, Jeanette Bushnell of New York and Carol Bushnell of Florida; her children, Darlene Wellersdick and her husband, Vaughn, of Sharon, Chris Morey and his wife, Anne Minacci-Morey, of Prince Edward Island, Canada, Howard W. Morey Jr. and his wife, Melanie, of Fort Valley, Ga., Jerry Morey and his wife, Tina Sawyer Morey, of Ashley Falls, Mass., Danny Morey and his partner, Colaine, of North Canaan, Lisa Moyers and her husband, Bruce, of East Longmeadow, Mass., and Hazel Morey and her friend, Scott, of North Canaan; 13 grandchildren and their families, Jerry Jr., Joshua, Brittni, Joseph, Ciarra, Kylie, Shane, Lily, Jonathan, Steven, Haven, Brianna and Tristina; nine great-grandchildren; and many close friends whom she loved dearly. 

She was predeceased by her son, Earl Morey II, of Salisbury; her brothers, George Bushnell and his wife, Dee, Robert Bushnell and Sammy Bushnell; and her sister-in-law Effie Bushnell.

The family will hold services for Adele in the spring of 2021.

Arrangements are under the care of the Newkirk Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan. 

Memorial contributions can be sent to the Bitterman Center in North Canaan.

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