Mrs. Rushton was a member of St. Mary's Church of the Immaculate Conception and its Altar and Rosary Society; and the Charles T. Adams Senior Citizens Center, Wilkes-Barre.
Her husband, James P., died March 23, 1996. A brother, Rocco; sisters, Ida Bosher, Helen Balla and Phyllis Gallagher, also preceded her in death.
Surviving are a daughter, Amelia (Polly) Barrett, Parsons Manor, Wilkes-Barre; son, Michael J., Parsons Manor, Wilkes-Barre; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 from McLaughlin Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, with Funeral Mass at 10:30 in Saint Joseph's Church, Hillside Street, Wilkes-Barre. Entombment will be in St. Mary's Mausoleum, Hanover Township. Friends may call Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church of the Immaculate Conception, PO Box 348, Wilkes-Barre, 18703-0348.
The Citizens’ Voice (Wilkes-Barre, PA) - February 6, 2003