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Last Name: Bubp
First Name: Bruce Conger, Sr.
Father's Name: Albert D. Bubp, Sr.
Mother's Maiden Name: Winifred Conger
Spouse's Name: Barbara L. Lynch
Death Date: February 20, 2001
Cause of Death:
Death Location: Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Montgomery County OH
Source: St. Marys Evening Leader
Additional: Bruce Conger Bubp, Sr., 68, 236 S. Main St., St. Marys died at 6:44 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was born Feb. 8, 1933, in St. Marys, the son of Albert D. Bubp Sr. and Winifred (Conger) Bubp. On Oct. 6, 1956, he married Barbara L. Lynch, who survives. Other survivors include five sons, Bruce Conger (Victoria) Bubp Jr. of North Canton, Joan A. (Amy) Bubp, Robert W. Bubp and David A. Bubp, all of St. Marys, and Brian P. (Debbie) Bubp of Toledo; five daughters, Juli (Dean) Axe, Mary (Joe) Klosterman and Annette (Paul) Bayham, all of St. Marys, Linda (Tim) Schlosser of Waterville and Susan W. Rex of Lima; a sister-in-law, Delores Bubp of Springfield and 17 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Albert D. Bubp, Jr. Mr. Bubp retired in September 1999 as manager of the personnel department at St. Marys Foundry. He served four terms as president of St. Marys City Council, served as chairman of the St. Marys Uptown Revitalization Committee and was a member of St. Marys Chamber of Commerce. He was former co-owner of St. Marys Laundry and Dry Cleaning and former owner of the old Inlet Restaurant in St. Marys. A 1951 graduate of Memorial High School in St. Marys, he attended Heidelberg College in Tiffin for two years and served two years with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys. He was also a member of Northmoor Golf Club, American Legion Post 323 and Knights of Columbus Council 1592, all of St. Marys and served as a mentor with students at East Elementary School in St. Marys during the current school year. He had a keen interest in music, serving as choir director for First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville from 1956 to 1963 and as choir director of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in St. Marys from 1963 to 1977. He was a member of the Holy Rosary Church Choir, the Auglaize County Alumni Band, the Auglaize County Swing Band and the South Shore Four barbershop quartet. A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys with the Rev. Leo A. Hoying, former pastor of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, as principal celebrant. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery in St. Marys. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys Chapel, in St. Marys. A Christian Prayer Service will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the American Kidney Foundation, the American Heart Association or the Holy Rosary Church Organ Fund.