Jessie M. Bishop (1926 - 2016)

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  • "Just heard of her death..Beautiful soul...Rest in heaven..."
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Jessie M. Bishop, 89, of Punxsutawney, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at UPMC Shadyside in Pittsburgh.
Mrs. Bishop was born Nov. 3, 1926, in Ellwood City, a daughter of the late Brady E. and Jessie (Routlege) Wilcox.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Bishop, in 1996.
Jessie was a member of the Assembly of God Church, where she was an active member of Christian Singles Ministry. She was a 50 year member of the Brady Grange #1218 and the Punxsutawney American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She retired as a bookkeeper from WPXZ and also worked for vendor services at Rola Jensen. She knitted mittens for Community Action Headstart, she enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and was a prayer warrior for family and friends.
She is survived by three daughters, Cheryl Gray and husband Paul of Bothell, Wash., M. Sue Fye of North East, Md., Wanda Schmaus and husband Michael of Punxsutawney; two brothers, Calvin G. Wilcox of Michigan, Don Wilcox of Tempe, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Stephanie Chen and husband Chris, Diana Pittman and husband Jason, Joshua Horner and wife Erin; four great grandchildren: William, Benjamin, Zachary and Zoey. She is also survived by her first husband, Robert E. Fye of DuBois. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband Roy, she was preceded in death by three infant children and one sister, Ruth Rhodes.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2016, at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 20, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Circle Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the or the Assembly of God Church.
Online condolences can be made at
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McCabe Funeral Home
114 Maple Ave
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
(814) 938-0400
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Published in The Courier Express on May 19, 2016
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