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December 1, 2012

Donald S. Hussey

Donald S. Hussey

DELHI – Donald S. Hussey, 86, of Delhi, died on Nov. 29, 2012, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, Oneonta.

He was born on May 29, 1926 in Birmingham, Ala., the son of Stephen R. and Mabel C. (Parks) Hussey. He married Buelah Phoenix on June 10, 2000.

Donald was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was employed as a railroad engineer for many years, retiring in June of 1986 from Amtrak in New Jersey. Shortly after retirement, he moved to the Delhi area.

An animal lover, he enjoyed his horses and dogs. He was a member of the Delhi VFW and American Legion. He was a lifelong member of the Andiron Lodge.

Donald is survived by his wife Buelah of Delhi; five stepchildren, Irene A. Catron of Franklinville, N.C., Mary J. Marincel of Binghamton, Arthur Thompson of Morrisville, David C. Thompson of Walton and Thomas E. Thompson of Walton, and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

At his request, there will be no calling hours or service.

Donations in his memory are asked to be made to the Treadwell United Methodist Church.

Condolences for the family may be left online at www.macarthurfh.com. Arrangements are by the MacArthur Funeral Home of Delhi.

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