Geraldine S. Buss - Cumberland

Geraldine S. Buss - Cumberland

Geraldine S. (Taylor) Buss, 70, of Old Whipple Street, passed away Sunday, June 23 at home. She was the beloved wife of Paul J. Buss.

Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Thomas R. and Ursula Taylor. She was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.

During her early years, Geraldine was employed by the Pawtucket Credit Rating Bureau, and the Central Falls Public Assistance Office.

Besides her beloved husband, she leaves three daughters, Kristy M. Buss-Dupuis and husband George, Jennifer S. Ponti, and Amy L. Borges and husband Frank; sister-in-law, Mary Taylor Bankosky and husband Dennis; best friends for more than 55 years, Beverly Carey and husband Michael; and neighbors, Nancy Donnelly and husband Tom for more than 40 years.

A celebration of her life will be held Wednesday at 10 A.M. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Route 122, Cumberland, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 A.M. in the Historic St. Joseph Church, Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in the Resurrection Cemetery, West Wrentham Road, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting Hours will be held Tuesday from 4-8 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Home and Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence RI 02904 or to the Visiting Nurse Homecare, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 515, Lincoln, RI 02865. Directions/Guestbook: jjduffyfuneralhome.com