Mary White Buescher, 89, of Carolina Village in Hendersonville, NC, died Saturday, August 2, 2008 at Carolina Village Medical Center.
Born in Chagrin Falls, OH, she was the daughter of the late Richard Grant White and Eloise Ratliffe White. She was married for 60 years to Robert C. Buescher, who died in 2001.
Before moving to Hendersonville in 1984, she had lived in both Stamford and Stratford, CT. She was a very active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hendersonville and supported various local charities.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Almond and her husband, David, of Ludlow, VT; three sons, William ìBillî Buescher and his wife, Sophia, of San Diego, CA; Kenneth Robert Buescher and his wife, Debra, of Danbury, CT; and Eric Peter Buescher and his wife, Jane, of East Haven, CT; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; one dearly prized great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 PM Saturday, August 9, 2008 in the Village Hall of Carolina Village. The Reverend Ladd Fields will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service in the Fireside Lounge of Carolina Village.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hendersonville Rescue Mission, 639 Maple St., Hendersonville, NC 28792, or to First Presbyterian Church, 699 N. Grove St., Hendersonville, NC 28792.