Anna Gertrude (Lighter) Bussard

Born: Tue., Jul. 30, 1929
Died: Fri., Jun. 7, 2019


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Jun. 12, 2019
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jun. 13, 2019
Location: Zion Lutheran Church

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Anna Gertrude "Sitter" Bussard, 89, Middletown died Friday June 7, 2019 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of C. Kenneth "Peck" Bussard who predeceased her on October 21, 1995.

Born in Frederick on July 30, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Grayson E. and Helen Haupt Lighter.

She attended Middletown High School.

She was employed by the C& P Telephone and retired in 1983. Mrs. Bussard became employed at Ft. Detrick on June 24, 1985 until her retirement again in April 2018 and also was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church in Middletown.

She is survived by two sons Larry K. Bussard and wife Sue and Barry A. Bussard and wife Carol, two grandsons Kevin A. Bussard and wife Victoria and Clay A. Bussard and wife Sarah, three great-grandchildren Grayson K. Bussard, Olivia G. Bussard and Brooks A. Bussard.

She is also survived by her sister-in-law Grace Lighter, many cousins, outstanding friends, wonderful in-laws, nieces and nephews and special co-workers.

Friends may call 5 to 8 PM at the chapel in Zion Lutheran Church. 107 W. Main St., Middletown on Wednesday June 12. Funeral services will be held 11 AM on Thursday June 13 from the church. Rev. Ron Reaves and Rev. Dr. Kathy Vitalis Hoffman will officiate. Interment will be made in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may made to Zion Lutheran Church or to Hospice of Frederick County, 516 Trail Ave.,POB 1799, Frederick, MD

Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, Middletown, MD is in charge of arrangements.

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Randy & Anne Whitby
   Posted Mon June 10, 2019
Our sincere condolences to the family. May the Lord grant Eternal rest and let perpetual light shine upon her.

Pat Frucella
   Posted Mon June 10, 2019
Mrs. B as I referred to her will be missed by many for her contagious smile and positive attitude for living. She always brightened my day when I had a chance to chat with her. My prayers go out to all the family and friends who were in Mrs. B's life. She was a remarkable woman and a treasure. May she be at Peace.

Ned Kefauver
   Posted Mon June 10, 2019
Larry, Barry and Family. I am so sorry to learn of your mom's passing. What a wonderful, warm and loving lady. My dear late wife and I both thought she was the greatest! You all will miss her but you will have a ton of great memories. My condolences to you all.
Ned Kefauver

Wynne & Paul Heims
   Posted Tue June 11, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss..Our thought & prayers are with you and your family..

Kelly and Sandi Gouker
   Posted Wed June 12, 2019
Dear Larry, Barry and Families, We were saddened to hear about your Mom's passing. She was such a beautiful and kind lady. May your happy memories be a source of comfort in the days ahead. Our sincere sympathy to you.

Sue (Main) Pastor
   Posted Thu June 13, 2019
May your memories of your Mom bring you comfort for many years to come. I'm sure the reunion between her and Peck was a sweet one!

   Posted Fri June 14, 2019
Larry and Barry and Family, I truly loved your MOM. She was a Great person and Friend. She will be missed but she is now with your Dad (peck)!!! Take care and God Bless you all!!!
Pat and Adrian Wentzel

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