BAUMAN, Violet Elizabeth - Peacefully, at Regency Extendicare, with family by her side, on Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Port Hope, Ontario, at the age of 99.
Beloved wife of the late Russel Bauman.
Loving mother to Eric Bauman (Margaret) and the late Gaye Bauman.
Violet was born in Lansdowne, Ontario, to Lola Blanche Ferguson and Robert A. Modler.
After high school completion, she went to nurses training school at Kingston General Hospital for 3 years and graduated as a registered nurse on June 15, 1945.
On November 26th, she married the love of her life Russel Bauman.
In 1946, they had their son Eric and in 1948 they had their daughter Gaye.
Violet moved from Toronto in 1953 to Sherbrooke, Quebec and in 1991, Violet and Russel moved to Cobourg, Ontario, where she resided for her remaining years.
A very community minded person, she was a lifelong member of "United Church Women" and in Sherbrooke, she worked tirelessly for the Sherbrooke Hospital for over two decades.
In 1990, she was appointed Governor of the Hospital.
A wonderful mother and a great friend to all she knew, she was a great cook, gardener (flowers and vegetables), and a lover of all animals (domestic and wild).
Cremation to take place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre.