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Obituary for Sam Busa

April 10, 1928 - September 8, 2018
Haverhill, Massachusetts | Age 90


HAVERHILL - Sam Busa, 90, passed away on Saturday morning, September 8, 2018 at the Lahey Medical Center in Burlington surround by his family.

Mr. Busa was born in Brooklyn, NY and was the son of the late Conchetta (Gummo) and Joseph Busa. He was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Brooklyn and has been a resident of Bradford 55 years.

He was employed as a butcher for 45 years and changed careers and became an entrepreneur and self-employed businessman. He served in the Korean War and was a committee board member of Northern Essex Community College and member of the Lions Club for 20 years.

His surviving family members include his loving wife Helen of 65 years, his daughters Diane and husband Steve Brown of Fremont, NH, Jane and husband John DiVicenzo of Haverhill, Carol and husband Jim of Seabrook, NH, Pamela and husband Simon Ackerman of Hampstead, NH a son Paul Busa of Haverhill; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; siblings John Busa, Tony Busa, Fred Busa, Angelo Busa, and Mary Mont; several nieces and nephews.

He was an avid golfer who had a passion for faceting gem stones and designing jewelry as a life time hobby. Sam was a great man and will be deeply missed.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 13, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main Street, Haverhill from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Services will be Friday in the funeral home beginning at 10:30 AM. Burial with U.S. Army Honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. For guestbook, please visit

Interment with Military Honors

St. Joseph Cemetery
Hilldale Avenue
Haverhill, MA 01832

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309 So. Main Street
Bradford, MA 01835
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