- James Buss, 91, of Monroe, passed away on Nov. 10th at home. A military funeral will be held at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta at 1 PM Thursday the 17th.
My Dad was born in Chicopee Mass to Charles and Ruth Buss on Dec. 31, 1924 and was raised in Lincoln VT. He married Marian Burleson Lathrop on June 8, 1945 in Baltimore Maryland. Dad was a War World II veteran and served in the Navy for 26 years. After retirement he served as an officer at the Maine Maritime Academy. He was a dedicated member of the Masons, DeMolay and the Shriners.
Dad was preceded by his son and my brother, James (Skippy) Buss.
He is survived by his wife, Marian, of 70 years, his daughters Linda Davis and Julie Baerenrodt, eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
The family wishes to thank Hospice, Monroe Community Church, friends and neighbors for their care, assistance and support.
Pop, I hope I told you I loved you enough because now youve weighed anchor as youve done so many times before. This time, however, youll be in Homeport waiting on us.
Published on  November 16, 2016