LIMA — Trudy Bishop Gossard, 68, passed away 6:18 a.m., Saturday, May 24, 2014 at her residence.
She was born May 8, 1946 in Lima, Ohio to William G. and Helen Marie (Callahan) Bishop, who preceded her in death.
On October 18, 1974, she married Ronald F. Gossard, who survives in Lima.
She was retired as a beautician and cosmetologist and also as Sacristan at St. Charles Catholic Church. She was a member of St. Charles and was an active volunteer at the church for many years.
Trudy is survived by her daughter, Anne (Jim) Sherrick of Lima, OH; one brother, John (Shirley) Bishop of Marco Island, FL; two step sisters, Peg Muhlenkamp and Pat (Steve) Hennessey both of Coldwater, OH; 2 nephews, Bill (Jennifer) Bishop and Geoff Bishop; two great nephews, Ryan Bishop and C.J. Bishop; one great niece, Sienna Bishop; sister-in-law, Sharon (Bob) Edwards.
She was preceded in death by two brother-in-laws, Edmund Gossard and Donald Gossard and two uncles, Father Benedict "Jack" Bishop and Robert James Bishop.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Burial to follow in Gethsemani Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m., Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. A rosary service will begin at 8 p.m., on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita's Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com