Clarissa (Smith) Bishop

September 23, 2021 - June 09, 2006

Age 83; on 6-9-2006 following a long illness at Sherwood Oaks; previously of Lake Latonka, Ingomar, and Venice FL; daughter of the late Alvin and Mary Smith. survived by her husband of 62 years, Louis C. Bishop; loving mother of Lynn B. Lynn, Jan B. Closson and Jay L. Bishop; also survived by 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Sister of Lydia S. Wituzynski and Marjorie S. Swartzwelder. Niece of Edith S. Sigmund, who following the loss of Clarissa’s parents, took her as a teenager into her home and always loving arms.
Visitation Sun 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Twp. 724-772-8800, Services in Ingomar Methodist Church Monday, 11:00 AM. EVERYBODY PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Clarissa was a member of Ingomar Methodist Church, for 60 years and a 30 year choir member and church volunteer. She was known in the North Hills as a costumer/seamstress for numerous musical productions and the Ingomar Theatre in the Round. During World War II she was employed as an accountant at various air bases where her husband was in training. Memorial contributions to Alzheimers Association, 100 West Station Square, Suite 500 Pittsburgh, Pa 15219

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  • Laura

    Lou & Family, Chris touched all our lives, we loved her laugh and encouraged it daily. It was so special to see the care the family had for her. We will miss her and all of you. Bingo Fridays will no longer be the same without Chris’s sisters. Lou your spirit and optimism will also be missed. Chris lit up every time you walked into the room. God be with you all. Love always, Laura


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