Gilbert L. Bishop, 85, of Springville, died Feb. 25, 2014, at the Geisinger C.M.C in Scranton. Born in Rush Twp. on August 23, 1928, he was the son of the late James Lee and Ruth Kinney Bishop.
His wife of 63 years is the former Alice J. Howell; they were married on June 10, 1950. He was an Army
Veteran and loved spending his years working his land as a dairy farmer.
In addition to his parents, Gilbert is preceded in death by three brothers Meredith, Dale and Elston Bishop.
In addition to his wife he is survived by a sister Betty Mack, of Harford, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was Saturday at 11 a.m. from the Harding-Litwin Funeral Home, 123 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor Roger Rosenau of the Springville Baptist Church officiating.
Interment was at Jersey Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart PO Box 15120 Chicago, IL 60693. www.aplitwinfuneralhomes.com.