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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Obituary for Ted Bamford of Strathmere
EDMUND "TED" BAMFORD
BAMFORD EDMUND "TED", 89, of Strathmere, NJ passed away peace-fully on Sept. 14, 2015.
Ted graduated from Germantown H.S. and immediately enlisted in the U.S. Navy to defend his country during WW II. After his service he returned home and was employed by Philco Corp. (Ford Motors) where after many company name changes he retired in 1982.
Ted then left the East Falls section of Phila. to enjoy his retirement in his dream home in the Whale Beach section of Strathmere. As an active member of the community Ted served as a Lieutenant and Treasurer in the Strathmere Volunteer Fire Co., Chairman of the Fire District Board of Commissioners, Member of the Strathmere Improvement Assoc., and as an Usher in St. Joseph's Church.
Predeceased by his loving wife of 61 years, Eileen, and sister May Klusman, Ted is survived by his son Ted (Diane), daughter Dawn Valeo (Tony), brother Sidney, Grandchildren Robert (Christie), Jennifer Mason (Rob), Ted (Amy), Caitlin Adams (Greg), Courtney Valeo, Emily Valeo, and eight great grandchildren.
Friends may call on Friday after 9 A.M. in St. Joseph's Church, 44th and Landis Ave. in Sea Isle City, NJ 08243. Funeral Mass at 10 A.M. Interment at Cape May Co. Veterans Cem.
Contributions may be made to "Strathmere Vol. Fire Co. Memorial Fund", 5 S. Commonwealth Ave., Strathmere, NJ 08248. Memories shared at: