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Philip A. Bush Jr., 74

Philip A. Bush Jr., 74 of Laceyville, PA, died Tuesday evening, March 15, 2011 at Allied Skilled Nursing, Scran-ton after an illness. He was born in Clarks Summit, son of the Late Philip A. and Shirley Mae Huthmaker Bush. He was married to the former Glenda A. Parrish on June 28, 1980.

A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Tunkhannock, he served as custodian for the area Church of Latter Day Saints.

He served with the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army Reserves. He sang with the Endless Mountains Barber shoppers and enjoyed working on crafts especially leather crafts and writing poems.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Susan Knotek.

Surviving, beside his wife, are two step-daughters, Carla (Bedford) and her husband, Larry Severs of Salt Lake City, UT and Darnell (Bedford) of Tunkhannock; two sisters, Carolyn Wydeen and Bertha Mae Bush of Factoryville; six grandchildren, Christopher Wyffells, serving with the Air Force in San Angelo, CA, Desiree Wyfells Bone of Sandy, UT, Cynthia Husted of Montrose, Andrea, Edward and Timothy Husted of Tunk-hannock; three great-grand-children and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 19 at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints. Friends may call at the Church from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson Foundations (1359 Broadway, Suite 1509 New York, NY 10018.)

For condolences or directions please visit aplitwinfuneralhomes.com.

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