|Birth: ||Jul. 31, 1909|
|Death: ||Nov. 18, 1975|
Son of Fred & Miriam (Bates) Bump
From the Bennington Banner November 19, 1975
Carl Bump, long-time superintendant of White Chaple Cemetery, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening, at Putnam Memorial Hospital, where he was taken by the Bennington Rescue Squad after being stricken at Beshara's Market. He was 66.
The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Campbell, pastor of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot at White Chapel Cemetery.
A native of Shaftsbury and resident of the White Chapel Road, he was employed for many years at the Proctor Farm in Bennington, and later worked for Bennington College and the Prospect School in North Bennington, before retiring.
He was born July 31, 1909, to Fred and Marion Bump, and received his education in the Shaftsbury schools. He was known for his fondness for children and his kindness towards animals.
He was first married to Clara Honn, and she died several years ago. In 1957, he married Mary Houghton, who survives, as does a son James A. of Bennington, seven grandchildren, two sisters, Julia Harrington and Burdella Gates, both of Bennington; and aunt, Phoebe Bump Moon of Shaftsbury Hollow, also step-children; step grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours at the funeral home are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bennington Rescue Squad.
Clara M Hon Bump (1891 - 1951)
Mary Electa Houghton Bump (1905 - 1987)
White Chapel Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 05, 2011
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