Paul C. Bamford, 74, of Brockton, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Arlene (Irr) Bamford for 53 years.
Born September 22, 1943 in Brockton, he was the son of the late William Bamford and Elin (Johnson) Bamford. A lifelong Brockton resident, he graduated from Brockton High School in 1961. He was a Veteran of the United States Army.
Paul was a retired Brockton Firefighter after serving the City of Brockton for over 28 years on Engine Company #3. He had also worked as a maintenance worker for Cape Cod Match-Cricket Lane Company for several years.
He was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. He was a member of the Polish White Eagles and Conti Memorial Club where he was a bartender. Paul especially enjoyed time spent with family and friends at Hampton Beach.
He is survived by his wife, Arlene (Irr) Bamford; father of Lynette Routhier and her husband the late Doug, Doreen Bamford, Timothy Bamford and his wife Jennifer and Tracey Giordano and her husband Robert; grandfather of Derek Routhier, Jenna Routhier, Brianna Bamford, Stephen Bamford, Mackenzie Giordano, Ryan Giordano and Camden Giordano; brother of Robert Bamford and his wife Dianne and Patricia Alles and her husband Kevin; he is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., (Rt123) Brockton on Wednesday, August 22nd at 10:00AM. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Brockton. Calling hours in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 21st from 4:00-8:00PM.
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