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Waterbury- Lenora M. Bussey (Jones), 76, passed away peacefully in the company of her loving family on September 13, 2018. She was the widow of Muhammad A. Rasheed.

Lenora was born in Torrington, CT on February 12, 1942 to the late Marjorie (Wooster) Jones and Wilbur A. Jones, Sr.

She graduated from Torrington High School, and lived most of her life in Waterbury, CT. Lenora worked as a Certified Nurses Aid until her retirement. She was known for her excellent cooking, and often had family and friends over for dinner on Saturdays. Lenora was the rock of our family, a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be truly be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her children Lisa Bennett (Mark Woods), Lenora Riley, Lenell, Lester, Michelle and A-men (Jessica)Rasheed; sister Bertha (Jones) Hill, three sister- in- laws Inez Jones, Madilyn (Bussey) Pittman and Marilyn Bussey, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and host of extended family and friends.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Regina L. Bussey, her son, Michael Rasheed, three brothers Wilbur, Kenneth and Everett Jones.

In lieu of flowers, Lenora requests you donate time and/or money to a soup kitchen of your choosing.