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John William Buswell
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Obituary for John William Buswell

John William Buswell, 66, of Columbiaville (formerly of Gladwin), died Monday, February 26, 2018.

John was born August 16, 1951 in Hazel Park, Michigan to John Eric and Elizabeth (Kammer) Buswell. John attended community workshops for many, many years (his mother, Elizabeth, faithfully drove him without hesitation). John also enjoyed his time working with Lapeer Teamwork. John genuinely loved people – particularly babies and his family.

John is survived by his siblings: Phillip (Connie) Buswell of Beaverton, Karen (Ray) Davis of Columbiaville, Pamala (David) Baldwin of Columbiaville and Cheryl (Thomas) Dwyer of Davison; thirteen nieces and nephews and many, many beloved great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his niece, Heather Dwyer and his parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Michigan Humane Society.

A memorial Mass will be held at 12:00PM Monday, March 5, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Church, 814 West Nepessing Street, Lapeer, Michigan 48446. John’s family will receive friends from 11AM-12PM on the morning of Mass. Father Douglas Terrien will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Loretto, Lapeer. Cremation services have been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer.

Please visit to leave a note of condolence to Mr. Buswell’s family.

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Church

814 West Nepessing St.
Lapeer, MI 48446

Memorial Service




12:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Church

814 West Nepessing St.
Lapeer, MI 48446

Cemetery Details


Mt. Loretto Cemetery

Turrill Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Memorial Contribution

Michigan Humane Society

30300 Telegraph Rd., Suite 220
Bingham Farms, Michigan 48025-4509

St. Jude Children's Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

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