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Theresa A. Bush (Cognigni)

May 1, 1920 - April 10, 2019

Service Date: April 12, 2019

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery St. Mary s Cemetery

Church St. Maria Goretti Church

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Theresa A. Bush, 98 of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday morning, April 10, 2019 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township, where she had been a resident for the past two years.

Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Luigi and Louise (Giamarini) Cognigni.

Theresa attended Plains Township schools and was employed at Muskin Pools for many years. Theresa also worked at her families bar, Cognigni’s Café, in Plains.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Plains, and its Altar and Rosary Society, until its closing and merger, and currently a member of St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin.

After her retirement, she and her husband Jack would spend the winter months at their home in Summerfield, Florida, for over 25 years. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and was everything to everyone in her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Mervin “Jack” Bush, on November 30, 2005, sister Geraldine Walsh, and brothers Chester, Edward and Ernest Cognigni.

Surviving are her daughter Louise Falcone and her husband Dr. Samuel Falcone, Plains, son James Bush and his wife Nancy, Ashley, grandchildren Melissa Wassel and her husband Atty. Eric Wassel, James Bush, Jill Kozlofski and her husband Andy, Atty. Samuel Falcone and his wife Holly, and Allison Korus and her husband Joseph, great-grandchildren Emily and John Bush, Gabrielle and Tyler Wassel, Andrew Kozlofski, Brianna, Victoria, and Mia Falcone, and Joseph Korus, several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin, PA 18702. The parish rosary group will pray the Rosary in the church 30 minutes before Mass. All are invited to attend. Entombment will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements by the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.