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Lou Ann Bumstead

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“Still thinking of you all the way in and the great person that I Remember You by your friend Bill Smith and peace with Emily to ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: William Smith - Wakefield Mass, MA

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2 of 9 | Posted by: Smith - Wakefield Mass, MA

“Still thinking of Lou ann great person ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: William b smith - Friend

“So many great ones. My sympathy to the family. Had a bad feeling when i could not reach by phone. Was very disappointed when Lou Ann could not come...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Marilyn Ross

“My Condolences to all family members. I was happy to have seen Lou Ann a couple of days before her passing to say good-bye. She still had her...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Billy :Slapper" Smith Sr. - MA

“Dear Lord, please comfort those in grief,Love them, lift them, give reliefFor loss they’ve suffered, sadness felt;Make this sorrow...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Diane, Dan, Amanda & Colby Lee

“Susan, So very sad to hear the news of your mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Peter Kelley & Family ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Peter Kelley

“My sincere condolences to the Bumstead family. I will never forget the good times I had with her when she was running functions for Richard. She will...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Beverly Tisei - Wakefield, MA

“I just heard the sad news. My condolences to the Bumstead family on the loss of this wonderful person. I will miss her. -Dan Grabauskas ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Dan Grabauskas

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Lou Ann Bumstead, 78, of Wakefield died on Monday, September 23 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading. Born in Westfield on June 20, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Ralph D. and Virginia (Houser) Neth. She was the wife of Robert M. Bumstead. Mrs. Bumstead is survived by her four daughters; Ellen F. Cummings, Emily A. Bumstead Gagnon, Susan R. Bumstead Chanley and husband Paul and Margaret L. Jordan and husband Kenneth all of Wakefield, She was the foster mother of Leslie S. Muzzio of MI She was the loving grandmother of David Virginia Thomas , Adam and Rachel. She is also survived by Michael J. Gagnon. Mrs. Bumstead was a graduate of Westfield High School and New England Baptist Hospital School of Nursing. A life-long activist in the community, she was a member of the American Red Cross, Melrose Mothers Club, Melrose Women's Club, Melrose Chapter of the Eastern Star and served as Wakefield Registrar of Voters. Mrs. Bumstead was also the Past President of the Kappa Delta Psi Charitable Sorority. She was a Past Board Member of the Melrose Symphony Orchestra and the Prop Mistress and Melrose Community Players. Mrs. Bumstead was the Past Chairman of the Melrose Women's Republican Club, Melrose Republican City Committee and Wakefield Republican Town Committee. A funeral service will be held in the First Congregational Church, corner of Main and Common Sts., in Stoneham on Friday at 11:00. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday from 4-8 pm. Interment will be at Forest Glade Cemetery in Wakefield.

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