BISHOP, Leona - Peacefully at Riverview Gardens Nursing Home, Chatham, on Saturday March 10, 2018, Leona Paula Bishop, age 79, of Chatham, beloved wife of the late Dariel Bishop (1989). Born in Chatham in 1938, daughter of the late Marie (VanDommel) and Camille Defreyne. Loving mother of Blake (Pam) Taylor and Valerie (Bernie) Murphy. Cherished grandmother of Ashley Hope, Alyssa Taylor, Robert Murphy and Kyler Murphy and great grandmother of Alyvia, Emmersyn, Owen, Bella and Thomas. Dear sister of Paula Vannieuwenhuyze. Predeceased by a son Kevin Taylor (1984). Friends and relatives may visit at the Funeral Home, 156 William St. S. Chatham (519-352-5120) on Monday March 12, 2018 from 2 - 4 and 7 9 pm, where Vigil Prayers will be offered at 3 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday March 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM in St. Joseph's Church. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Blood Services or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences welcomed at HREF=""> THE HINNEGAN-PESESKI FUNERAL HOME LTD. 519 - 352 - 5120
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Wonderful Memories of a Wonderful Woman
Posted by Lesley Lecocq (Friend and Coworker) On Wednesday, March 21, 2018
So many special moments to remember Loved working together Such a great sense of humour. She faced challenges in her life bravely

Missed but not forgotten

A wonderful lady!
Posted by Shirley (Friend) On Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Valerie, Blake and family, so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Leona always had a smile whenever I saw her. In the last five years, when I would see your mom she was always happy and upbeat. Your mom was very proud of both of you. Love Shirley
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