Melvin S. Bush, 80, of Tunkhannock passed away Sunday December 22, 2019 at his home. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Dolores Gregory Bush.
Born in Nanticoke on August 5, 1939 he was the son of the late Samuel and Anna Chabala Bush.
He was a member of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, the Dennis Strong American Legion, and Kiwanis.
In addition to his wife he is survived by sons, Paul and wife Susan of Olyphant, David Bush of Tunkhannock; daughter, Jeannine Tirpak and husband Mark of Hanover, PA; brother, Samuel; sister, Betty Domzalski; grandchildren, Stefanie Colarusso and husband Michael, Matthew Bush and wife Stacy, Fallon Bush, Nathaniel Tirpak, and Aaron Tirpak; great-grandchildren, Francesca and Jude Colarusso, Stella Bush, Charlie and Korie Jones, and Jamasyn Bush.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Bush and sister, Mary Ann Barofski.
Melvin will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements and care entrusted to Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc. 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
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