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SHAFTSBURY -- Mrs. Flora Bump, 83, widow of Wesley L. Bump, a resident of Twitchell Hill, Shaftsbury, died Friday, March 17, 2006, at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center.

Born in Shaftsbury July 20, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Walter H. and Jeannette E. (Galusha) Russell. She received her education in Shaftsbury and later attended St. Joseph’s Business College in Bennington.

Mr. and Mrs. Bump were married in Bennington at the First Baptist Church parsonage on Dec. 25, 1942. Mr. Bump died on Feb. 18, 2003.

In earlier years, Mrs. Bump was employed in the accounting department at Union Carbide Corp. in Bennington. She was employed as a receptionist there at the time of her retirement.

Mrs. Bump’s interests and hobbies included traveling and camping.

Survivors include nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by three brothers and a sister, Erwin, Russell, Harold Russell, Gilbert Russell and Phyllis Devine.

The funeral will be held from the Mahar & Son Funeral Home Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at 11 a.m.

Friends may call at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home Monday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Burial will take place in the family lot in Center Shaftsbury Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to either VNA & Hospice of Southwestern Vermont Health Care or to the Bennington Rescue Squad through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 18, 2006
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