Carole Bumford

June 3, 2018

Bumford, Carole Alida

November 25, 1940 - June 3, 2018


It is with deep sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. With her children at her side, the Lord called Mom home after a year long battle with cancer. Her memory will be cherished by her two sons, four daughters, twelve grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild due to arrive in November. Troy Bumford and his children Stacy, Nicole, and Deanna; Faye (Allan) Carriere and their children Jessica and Joel; Elaine Luciano and her children Michael and Delano; Melody (Doug) Arnett and their children Brendon, Ashley and Brittany; Devin Bumford; Glynis (Allen) Paulow and their children Amanda and Ryan. Great Granddaughter, Katarina Carriere; Great Grandson, Kyler Arnett; Newborn Great Grandson, Wyatt Senga Two sisters, Gaile Abel and Myrna Wesolowski. Two brothers, Myran Johnson and Norman Johnson. Numerous in laws, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents, Stanley and Ruth Johnson and her husband Dave Bumford. Mom was very dedicated to her work and volunteering. She started her career as a telephone operator with SaskTel. Shortly after, Mom married our father Dave Bumford and together raised 6 children in Saskatoon. Mom managed and did the bookkeeping for the family business, as well as working in retail with the Sears Warehouse and The Bay. In retirement, Mom enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She attended numerous graduations, recitals and sporting events. She loved travelling, music and gardening. She embraced life and was extremely proud of her family. We will miss her smile, laughter and tenacity. A Memorial Service for Carole will be held at 1:00PM on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Mayfair United Church (902 33rd Street West, Saskatoon) with Rev. Michael Webster presiding. Special thanks to all the staff and volunteers from the Palliative Care Unit at St. Paul’s Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation - Palliative Care (1702 20th St W, Saskatoon, SK S7M 0Z9). Arrangements in care of Chelsea Krentz – Mourning Glory Funeral Services (306) 978-5200. 

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