December 9, 2015
414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 12/11/2015 15:00:00
New Washington OH 44854 12/12/2015 10:30:00
Gertrude C. Bishop, age 97, of New Washington, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at her home. She was born August 14, 1918 in New Washington, Ohio to the late Louis and Mary (Eberl) Hoehn. She lived most of her life in New Washington and had lived five years in Akron during WW II. She was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington, Ohio and the Rosary Altar Society. Gertrude enjoyed going to Florida in the winters, playing cards, crocheting, bicycling and most of all, loved being with her grandkids.
She is survived by her six sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Joann Bishop of Shelby, Richard and Becky Bishop of Crossville, TN, Stephen and Linda Bishop of Bucyrus, Alan and Sue Bishop of Bucyrus, Randy and Marcia Bishop of Bucyrus and Roger and Sherri Bishop of Bucyrus; 19 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; 2 sisters-in-law, Grace Bishop and Jenny “Gitch” Swihart and brother-in-law, Linus (Freda) Bishop.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter C. Bishop, her parents Louis and Mary Hoehn, six siblings, Josephine Miller, Roma Hoehn, Loretta Bishop, Lucile Hartman, Frances Bishop and Corneilus Hoehn.
Visitation will be Friday, December 11, 2015 from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, Ohio, where there will be a rosary service at 6:45 P.M. The Funeral Mass will be Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at the St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington with Fr. Eric Culler officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in New Washington. Memorial contributions may be made to HomeCare Matters Hospice or to the St. Bernard Endowment Fund. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Dick, Don, Steve, Alan, Roger, Randy and Families, so sorry about the passing of your mother. I just found out about it. She was always so pleasant to me and can always remember her smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Don, Dick, Steve, Alan, Roger, Randy & Family. I’m so sorry to hear of Aunt Gert’s passing. She always had a beautiful smile on her face and was very special to me. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. I’m having Masses said for her on Christmas Day at my church (St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Marietta, GA) Love & prayers to you all.
TO THE BISHOP FAMILY:
SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT GERTIE. I AM SURE SHE IS AT PEACE AND HAPPY TO BE WITH WALT AND THE REST OF THE FAMILY IN HEAVEN.
YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.
LEROY AND SHIRLEY BURKIN
I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She was an inspiration the way she lived her life. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Dick and Becky and families,
So sorry to hear of your loss. I apologize that I couldn’t make calling hours. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Rob & Louann Steiner
Donnie, Dick, Steve, Alan, Roger and Randy,
So sorry to hear of Aunt Gerties passing. I can remember her always smiling and active in everything she did. She will be missed. Love and prayers to you and your families.
Al, Sue and family,
So sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers to you and your family.
Aunt Gerty was my favorite. Sending the family my condolences.
TO THE BISHOP FAMILY, WHERE TO BEGIN , GERT AND I HAD A VERY SPECIAL BOND, SHE WAS MY SWEET PEA, I LOVED TAKING CARE OF HER,SHE ALWAYS HAD A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME,I TOOK CARE OF HER SISTER IN LAW AND SO SWEET PEA WOULD COME OVER TO VISIT, AND SHE OLD ME IF I SHOULD GET SICK AND NEED SOME ONE I WILL HAVE MY BOYS CALL YOU, AND I SAID OK SOUNDS GOOD,SO THEY DID,. LOVE AND PRAYERS BE WITH YOU.
Alan, Sue, Sara, April, Scott and Andy so sorry to hear of Gertrude’s passing. She was always such a kind lady. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.