Carol Bussan

Posted 9/8/22

ROCK ISLAND–Carol Sproule Bussan, 91, Rock Island and formerly of Galena, passed away peacefully at St. Mary Monastery in Rock Island with her daughters by her side on Monday, Sept. 5, one day before her 92nd birthday.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, in the Chapel of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island. Visitation will be prior to Mass from 1-2 p.m. A reception will be held following the Mass. The Mass will be open to the public, but seating will be limited. Those planning to attend services at the Monastery are respectfully requested to be vaccinated.

A committal service will be held in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Galena, on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 11:30 a.m. followed by a Celebration of Life at Frank O’Dowd’s Irish Pub, Galena.

Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan, and Furlong Funeral Home, Galena, are assisting the family.

Memorials may be made to St Michael’s Parish, 227 South Bench Street, Galena, IL 61036. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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