Monday, October 03, 2011

SIA Newsletter 10\3\11 - Obituary for Eileen Bamford

To All Strathmere and Whale Beach Homeowners and Visitors,

Eileen Bamford, Ted's wife, passed away Friday morning.

Many people in Strathmere and Whale Beach knew Eileen for her contributions of delicious pineapple upside-down cakes for many occasions such as our Christmas parties or when someone was recovering from an illness. She will be sadly and especially missed by the Strathmere Volunteer Fire Company, where she was a consistent supporter and also contributed to Super Bowl gatherings, spaghetti dinners, and various elections.

The funeral is Wednesday morning, and her obituary ( here in today's Press of Atlantic City) is copied below. The family has requested donations in her name to the Strathmere Volunteer Fire Company.

BAMFORD, EILEEN T. 90 - of Strathmere, formerly of East Falls, PA, passed away peacefully at home on September 30, 2011. She is survived by her husband of 61 years Ted, children Ted (Diane) and Dawn (Tony) Valeo, grandchildren Robert (Christie), Jennifer (Rob) Mason, Ted (Amy) and Caitlin, Courtney and Emily Valeo and seven great grandchildren. Friends may call on Wednesday after 9:30am in St. Joseph's Church, 44th and Landis Ave, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243. Funeral mass will be at 11am. Interment Cape May County Veteran's Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the
Strathmere Volunteer Fire Co. Memorial Fund
5 S. Commonwealth Ave.
Strathmere, NJ 08248.

Memories may be shared here.

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