ELIZABETHTOWN - Genevieve Moore Segard Bushey, 85, of Keene Valley, passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at the Horace Nye Nursing Home in Elizabethtown.
She was born in Queens on May 22, 1926, daughter of the late Charles A. and Genevieve (Jendrick) Moore.
Ginny graduated from Mt. Holyoke College in May 1946. She married Christian Peter Segard II in Keene Valley on Aug. 11, 1946. Ginny and Chris operated Tamarack Inn from 1946 to 1955. She worked as a children's services case manager for the Essex County Department of Social Services from 1962 to 1973. Ginny was briefly married to Marvin Bushey from 1976 to 1987.
She was an avid reader and quilter, and was featured in Adirondack Life magazine for her quilts.
Ginny is survived by her children: Kathleen Hart of South Burlington, Vt., Christian P. Segard III of Lake Clear, Mark Richard Segard of Keene Valley, Eleanor McMahon of Anchorage, Alaska, Christina Bessen of Middle Granville and Charles Moore Segard of Keene; her grandchildren: Christian Segard IV, Peter Mark Joseph Segard, Charles Stephen Segard, Ashley Segard, Julia McMahon, Liam McMahon, Beau Bessen and Bryan Bessen; and one great-grandson, William Blanchard.
A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at St. Brendan's Catholic Church in Keene. Burial will be at a later date in the Norton Cemetery in Keene.
Donations in Ginny's memory may be made to Keene Valley Library.