Lenora Bussard, age 88, of Pompano Beach, FL, formerly of North East, PA, passed away on June 22, 2022 in Boca Raton, FL.

Lenora was born in Belle Valley, PA to William Niemeyer and Katherine (Hamilton) Niemeyer on April 25, 1934.  She was a 1952 graduate of Waterford High School and married Carl (Red) Peeples. She later married Thomas Bussard in Erie in 1977. Lenora worked as an inspector for General Electric in Erie, PA for 25 years.  She was an avid church-goer of the Protestant faith.  She loved growing orchids and taking care of her dog, Kaelyn, who preceded her in death.

Lenora is preceded in death by her husband, Tom; brothers- William, Elwood and Calvin Niemeyer; sisters- Marion Shreve, Mildred Briggs, Cora Bissell and Joyce Shipley.

She is survived by her sons- Lynn Peeples and his partner, Cindy Braham of Creekside, PA, and Todd Bussard of Winter Park, CO; her daughter, Pamela Anderson of Pompano Beach, FL; a sister, Sylvia Skelton of Waterford, PA; also, her granddaughters- Kendra Peeples of Portland, OR, and Corrine Zimmerly Ware of Grandby, CO;  her grandson, Shawn Peeples of Pompano Beach, Fl; and a great-grandson, Ethan Peeples.

Visiting hours will be at Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford on Wednesday, June 29th from 5pm – 7pm. Funeral services will be held there at 11am on Thursday, June 30th with Pastor Robert Westrick officiating. Burial will be in Waterford Cemetery. 

A reception will be held at Sylvia Skelton’s home, Depot Rd., Waterford, immediately following the service.