2013-02-21 / Obituaries

Katherine V. Bishop Chambersburg, 88

Katherine V. Bishop, 88, Chambersburg, died Monday afternoon, February 11, 2013, at the home of her son.

Born September 24, 1924, in Needmore, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Keller Theodore and Viola Hope (Snyder) Mentzer.

A 1943 graduate of the former Warfordsburg High School, she was employed at Letterkenny Army Depot during WWII.

A homemaker most of her life, she was a member of Crider’s United Brethren Church and enjoyed spending time with her family and reading.

Her husband, Preston Vernard Bishop, preceded her in death in 1983.

She is survived by two sons: Dennis Francis Bishop (Michelle) and Dias Preston Bishop and wife Carolyn; and four grandchildren: Kathleen, Evan, Seth and Carly Bishop; a brother, Gerald Mentzer of Needmore; and a sister, Verna Kesecker of Berkley Springs, W.Va.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five brothers: Thomas, Donald, Larry, Bob and Dick Mentzer.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2013, in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg. Rev. Keith Elliott officiated. Interment was at Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

Condolences and memories may be shared on her Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com

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