June 16, 1912 ~ March 23, 2011
Mr. John Arthur Cushman age 98 died Wednesday at St. Joseph Health Care.
Mr. Cushman was born in Terre Haute, IN to the late John A., and Eva Kolsen Cushman. He attended public school in Terre Haute, and was a graduate of Rose-Hulman institute of Technology in Mechanical Engineering with a Bachelor of Science degree. He was employed at Alton Box Board Co, Joseph E. Seagram Co., and with FMC corporation for 34 years, retiring as Vice President of Manufacturing in 1975.
He was active in civic organizations including Boy Scouts of America, Rotary, Delaware River Navigation Commission, Member and President of the School Board of Nether Providence, PA, Member and President of the Delaware County Manufacturer's Association, Member and Vice President of Springhaven, PA Country Club, Member of Rose Valley Borough Council for 6 years, Member of the Country Club of Whispering Pines, Member of Masonic Lodge 484 and Shrine Lodge and a member of Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church.
He married Jean Cousley of Alton, IL on May 18, 1940. The Cushmans resided in Louisville, KY, Winchester, VA, Reedsville, PA, Rose Valley, Pa , Whispering Pines, N. C., and St Joseph's Villas in Southern Pines, N. C.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date
Survivors include three sons John Paul Cushman of Worthington, Ohio, David Charles Cushman of Fernandina Beach, Florida, Thomas Patterson Cushman of Ossian, Indiana, and a daughter Jean P. Cushman of Baltimore, Maryland. 12 Grandchildren, and 14 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Jean in 2003.
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