Sandra E. Bumpus

NORWAY – Sandra E. Bumpus, 79, of South Paris passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, at Stephens Memorial Hospital. She was born in North Waterford on May 24, 1944, the daughter of Vivian and Erma Rich Hatch.

She attended schools in Waterford, graduated from Gould Academy in Bethel and attended Burdett College in Boston. She had worked in local shoe shops, Oxford Marking, and as a Certified Nurse’s Aid at Bridgton Healthcare Center and the Maine Veterans Home in South Paris.

Sandra married Richard Bumpus on May 3, 1997. She was a member of the Norway Grange, Bolsters Mills Methodist Church, Norway Methodist Church and Deering Memorial Church in South Paris. She enjoyed reading and loved lighthouses and her cats.

She is survived by her husband of South Paris; her sister Linda Hatch; seven nieces, 11 great nieces and great nephews; 20 great great nieces and nephews; five stepchildren; five step grandchildren; and five step great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister Claudia Graves.

Funeral services will be held at the Bolsters Mills Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023, at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Hebron at 4 p.m. Family and friends may attend visitation on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford. Online condolences may be shared with her family at

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