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BISHOP, Richard E. "Dick"

BISHOP, Richard E. "Dick"

BISHOP - Richard E. "Dick"
June 18, 2019, of Tonawanda, NY, age 92. Beloved husband of 66 years to Mary Lou (Gilmore) Bishop; dear father of Richard (Sheila), James (Dawn), Catherine (Terry) Johns, Susan (James) Schultz, John (Patti) and David (Julie) Bishop; proud and loving grandfather of James, Bridget (Steve) Parke, Laura (Ben) Pietak, Patrick, Brian, Joseph, Susan, Maureen S., Maureen C., Christopher, Timothy, Andrew, Eric, Haley, Justin, James W. (Katie), Hollie, and the late Melissa Rose; and great-grandfather of six; son of the late Amelia (Korzie) and Frank Bishop; brother of the late Robert and Gloria (late Joe) Tomasula; brother-in-law of Patricia (Jim) Zink and the late Suzanne (late Gerald) Depp; also survived by cousins, nieces, nephews and special neighbors the Weir and Okruch families. Friends may call Monday 5-8 and Tuesday 4-8 pm at the Lester H. Wedekindt, Inc., Funeral Home, 3290 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 10 am at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 144 Broad St., Tonawanda, NY. Mr. Bishop was a graduate of McKinley High School and a Master Plumber for over 40 years. He was a U.S. Navy WWII Veteran and a Korean Navy Seabee and member of the Seabee's Island X-8 Tonawanda, NY. He was also an avid golfer and bowler. A special "thank you" to the 4th floor, Cardio Rehab Unit at the Buffalo VAMC and his special friends there, as well as the staff of the Willow Lodge. Condolences shared at

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