May 15, 2021

Death of James Collins Cushing Announced; Father of Anne Scheel of Lyme, Christopher Cushing of Old Lyme

WATERFORD – James Collins Cushing peacefully departed this world at home, surrounded by his family Tuesday, April 6, 2021 …

… Jim leaves behind the love of his life, Phyllis Cushing, who he married June 22, 1957. Together, they raised five children, Richard Cushing married to Jan Ayer of Niantic, Paul Cushing married to Karen Blodgett of Waterford, Anne Scheel married to Robert Scheel of Lyme, Christopher Cushing of Old Lyme and Julie Wilson married to John Wilson of Niantic. Jim was known as “Grampy” to his 13 grandchildren and “Great-Grampy” his 11 great-grandchildren. His family was the most important part of his life …

… Jim retired as the Chief Procurement Officer at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London …

A celebration of life will be planned for a date in the future.

Visit this link to view the full obituary published April 9, in The Day.

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