Smithfield - Barbara J. Bussart, 63, of Farnum Pike, died Thursday, August 18, 2022, at Grandview Center, Cumberland.
Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, a daughter of Dean A. and Joan (Parlette) Bussart, she had lived in Westerly and Smithfield for thirty-seven years.
Miss Bussart was a reference librarian at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library for twenty-five years, retiring in March 2022. She was a graduate of Arizona State University and earned her master’s degree in Library Science from the University of Rhode Island. Barbara was a member of Calvin Presbyterian Church, Cumberland and former member of Dunn’s Corner Presbyterian Church, Westerly.
She is survived by one sister, Kathleen B. Carlson of Cheyenne, Wyoming; one brother, Kenneth A. Bussart of Burnsville, Minnesota; and two nieces, Opal and Lily Bussart.
Her funeral service will be held Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM in Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, Cumberland, R.I. 02864 would be appreciated. For online guest book, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com. Arrangements with Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln.
Calvin Presbyterian Church
126 Angell Road, Cumberland RI 02864