Elizabeth G. “Betty” Mumbulo

Elizabeth G. “Betty” Mumbulo, 88, of Edmeston, passed away Friday March 16, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.

Betty was born in Newark, NY on March 13, 1930, and was the daughter of the late Archibald and Zora Welch Caulder. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband William on October 15, 2011.

Betty graduated from Edmeston Central School Class of 1947, and attended nurse’s training in Newark, NY. She married the love of her life, William on December 25, 1949 and raised a family on their dairy farm on New Berlin Road. She was a Nurse’s Aide for many years at Chase Nursing Home, and also spent time as a private duty home care nurse. Betty also worked in the shoe factory in New Berlin, Kraft, and Beeline Apparel in Edmeston.

Betty was proud of her Avon, Tupperware, and Stanley Home Products business’, as well as her Wharton Valley Grange membership, and leadership in the 4-H, Girl and Cub Scouts. She also raised dogs for Guiding Eye, and participated in Otsego County Foster care program sharing her home with children in need. Betty truly enjoyed the time spent with her many friends. She and Bill fondly remembered coffee, tea, board games, card games, and the laughs that came along with it. The memories will be cherished by all.

She was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Edmeston for many years.

She is survived by her children, David (Rosemary) Mumbulo, Barton, NY, Dennis (Donna) Mumbulo of Edmeston, Gordon Mumbulo of Sidney, Marcia (David) Crandall of Edmeston, and Marvin (Maryann) Mumbulo of Maryland, grandchildren Jessica, Jason (Tina), Ian (Jocelyn), Susan (Junior), James, Andy, Michelle (Carl), Gordon (Patience), Brian, Judy, Amanda (Jeff), Andrea (Mike), Alicia (Jim), Raushanna (Mason), and Marissa. Also surviving are many great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be Thursday March 22 from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Delker and Terry Funeral Home 30 South Street Edmeston, New York. Funeral services will be 10:45 A.M. Friday March 23 at the Burlington Flats Baptist Church with Jeff McLallen officiating. A reception will follow the services at the church. Interment will be in Edmeston Union Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edmeston Emergency Squad or the charity of your choice in memory of Betty.

To send condolences, visit www.Delkerterryfuneralhome.com, or Facebook Delker and Terry Funeral Home.

6 thoughts on “Elizabeth G. “Betty” Mumbulo”

  1. Dear Mumbulo Family, You are all in my thoughts and prayers.. I am a distant cousin and did not have the priviledge of knowing Betty.. May your memories bring you joy and the hope of eternal life in heaven bring you peace. Till we meet Betty on the other side..

  2. A long life, well lived but those left behind will truly mourn Betty.
    Our sympathies to all the family.

  3. I’m so sorry for the loss of Betty . She will be missed by all . She has made her home coming. What a glorious day.

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