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 Joy E. Bishop

Joy E. Bishop

Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Death 3 Jun 2013 (aged 80)
Smithville, Wayne County, Ohio, USA
Burial Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 111812566 · View Source
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Joy E. Bishop, 80, of Smithville, passed away Monday morning, June 3, 2013, surrounded by all those that cared for her and loved her so deeply.

Joy was born May 20, 1933, in Columbus, the daughter of George W. and Kathryn (McCord) Long, and was a 1951 graduate of Wooster High School. She was united in marriage to David M. Bishop on April 20, 1952, in Wooster. He preceded her in death July 18, 2007.

Joy enjoyed crocheting, crafts, music, animals, writing letters to her friends and was a former Girl Scout leader. She was a homemaker, loving mother and really enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are children, Melody Bishop of Wooster, Paula Smyers of Smithville, Max (Patty) Bishop of Arizona, and Ty (Ellen) Bishop of Orrville; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Todd Bishop, and son, Jim Bishop, in 2005; and her parents.

Graveside services for family and friends will be Friday, June 7, in Wooster Cemetery, with Jack Westfall officiating. There will be no calling hours. Auble Funeral Home in Orrville, is assisting the family. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be left at

A special thank you to Crossroads Hospice, as they provided comfort and compassionate care for the last five months.

The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be sent to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Drive, Suite E; Green 44685.

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Gravesite Details Joy was also preceeded in death by a great granddaughter Sasha Bishop




  • Created by: Bill Miller
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111812566
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joy E. Bishop (20 May 1933–3 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111812566, citing Wooster Cemetery, Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bill Miller (contributor 46926687) .