Clara went home with her Lord and Savior, October 4, 2013. She was a mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great rrandmother, wife, friend and loved one. She was born in New Lexington, and graduated from St. Aloyosius Academy. She was a helpmate to her husband, William Bishop whom she married in 1940. Clara retired from Western Electric Co. She liked antiques and yard sales as a hobby.
Surviving are her children, Lawrence Bishop, Marilynne (Roland) Robinson and Brenda (Danny) Phillips; grandchildren, Michele Kirk, Sonja Robinson, Michael (Deena) Robinson, Jennifer Leasure, Joey Leasure, Julie Bishop and Jeremy Bishop,; great grandchildren, Jeffrey Kirk, Mariah (Tim) Kenney, Desirae Kirk, Jade Hosey, Jhiana Tingler and Delaney Corder; great-great granddaughter, Isabella Kirk; sisters, Mary Naymick and Theresa Hardy; and brothers, John Brattoli, Anthony Brattoli, Eugene Brattoli and Martin Brattoli.
She is predeceased by husband, William Bishop; granddaughter, Cheryl Robinson; sister, Ann Barry; and brothers, Joseph, Steve and Daniel Brattoli.
A Funeral Mass was held October 8, 2013, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, with Father William Ferguson officiating. Interment was at Community Gardens, New Lexington.
Special thanks to Janie Ervin- Smith, Warren Duncan, Bobbie Writsel and Acclaim Hospice for their caring ways.
Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to care for the Bishop family. Online guest register is available at: www.hoskinsonfuneral.com