Sunday, July 13, 2003
MERRILL C. BISHOP
MERRILL C. "PETE" BISHOP of Upper
Frederick Township, formerly of Plumsteadville, died
Wednesday, July 9, 2003, in Pottstown Memorial Medical
Center, Pottstown. He was 87.
He was the husband of ELIZABETH
"BETTY" (YOUELLS) BISHOP.
The couple had celebrated their
62nd wedding anniversary on June 7, 2003.
Born in Dublin, Pa., he was the
son of the late PEARSON M. and GERTRUDE (CROUTHAMEL)
Mr. Bishop was employed as a
salesman at Theodore L. Gross Poultry in Doylestown,
from 1960 until retiring in 1978. during the late 1940s
and 1950s, he worked as a butter, egg and poultry
commission merchant with a route in Philadelphia.
Prior to World War II, he was
employed by the AMETEK Inc., U.S. Gauge Division in
Mr. Bishop was a U.S. Army Air
Force veteran of World War II, having served in the
A 75-year member of St. Luke's
United Church of Christ in Dublin, he served on and was
past president of the church consistory and taught
Sunday school for 63 years.
Mr. Bishop was a lifetime member
of Plumsteadville Fire Co., volunteering with the Fire
Police. He also was a member of American Legion Post
Family and friends are invited to
attend his funeral service at 11 a.m. on Monday, July
14, at St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 141 S. Main
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to St. Luke's United Church
of Christ at the above address.
Bernard Suess Funeral Home,