Margaret M. (Bushman) Gricus

October 28, 2007

Margaret M. (Bushman) Gricus

MARGARET M. (BUSHMAN) GRICUS – in Woburn, October 28th. Beloved wife of the late Robert A. Gricus. Devoted mother of Brian A. Gricus and his dear friend Robin Henry of Derry, NH, and the late David R. Gricus and his late wife Susan. Dear sister of the late Anthony and Adam Bushman and the late Julia Mosack. Loving grandmother of Rebecca and Justin Gricus. A funeral service will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Friday, November 2nd at 12 noon. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours are Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Mrs. Gricus’s memory to the Woburn Senior Center, 144 School Street, Woburn, MA 01801.

OBITUARY:

Margaret M. Gricus, a lifelong resident of Woburn’s Central Square, passed away on Sunday evening, October 28th, at the age of ninety-three. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Gricus, who died in 1986.

Born in Woburn, the daughter of the late Anthony and Madeline (Vasaris) Bushman, she was a 1933 graduate of Woburn High School.

Her life was devoted to her husband and children. Throughout her life, she was faithfully supportive of her husband’s wide variety of interests, which included the Woburn Boys Club, the Kiwanis, the Woburn City Band, and senior citizens organizations. Along with their civic interests, Margaret and her husband were fond of fishing trips to Maine and frequently took road trips throughout New England. She loved gardening, and was active in the Woburn Senior Center for many years.

Along with her husband Robert, she was preceded in death by her son, David, her daughter-in-law, Susan, a sister, Julia Mosack, and two brothers, Anthony and Adam Bushman.

Surviving are her son Brian A. Gricus and his dear friend Robin Henry of Derry, New Hampshire, and two grandchildren, Rebecca and Justin Gricus.

A funeral service will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Friday, November 2nd at 12 noon. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment will follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

Calling hours at the funeral home are on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Donations may be made in Mrs. Gricus’s memory to the Woburn Senior Center, 144 School Street, Woburn, MA 01801.

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  1. Dear Brian and Robin,
    We are thinking of you and send our heartfelt condolences.
    With affection and deep sympathy,
    Cathy & Glen MacInnis

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