Donald S. Bulmer
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Ocean City-Donald Stewart Bulmer, 89, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Peninsula Regional Hospital in Salisbury. Born in Belmont, Mass., he was the son of the late John T. and Jean Davidson Bulmer. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Gladys, in 2013. He is survived by his children, Donald S. Bulmer Jr. of Clinton, Md., Steven L. Bulmer of Ocean City and Robyn L. O'Connor and her husband, Kevin, of Annapolis. There are four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also preceding him in death was his grandson, Kyle O'Connor, and his brother, John T. Bulmer, and sister, Ruth Bulmer Rogers.
Mr. Bulmer had served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII. Donald, who was drafted out of high school by Chicago White Sox as a catcher, played on several AAA teams until he started his family. He then worked for the federal government (GPO) in Washington, DC.
He played ball and later became a league administrator for the Washington Union Printers Baseball League. When his family moved from Camp Springs, Md., to the Eastern Shore in 2002 he became an Orioles fan.
No formal services are planned at this time. Inurnment will take place in Arlington Cemetery, in the Wall, at a later date. A donation in his memory may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 566675.
Letters of condolence may be sent via www.burbagefuneralhome.com.
Published in The Daily Times on Aug. 17, 2014