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Marlin M. Bishop, Sr., 88, of Carlisle, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014, at Claremont Nursing & Rehab. Center, Carlisle.  He was born on Oct. 21, 1925, in Carlisle, a son of the late Herman M. and Minerva (Moore) Bishop.

Marlin was a Navy veteran of WW II and was awarded several honors for his service.  He earned his GED when his oldest son graduated from high school.  Marlin retired in 1990 from Quaker Oats, Inc. in Shiremanstown after 19 years of service.  He also worked in the construction industry for many years.  Marlin enjoyed doing puzzles and thoroughly reading the newspaper.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of nearly 64 years, Elsie M. (Woodrow) Bishop, six children; Marlin (wife, Patti) Bishop, Jr. of Shippensburg, Linda (husband, Craig) Yinger of Mechanicsburg, Duane Bishop of Shippensburg, Vickie (husband, Steve) Bookamer of Carlisle, Jim (wife, Patty) Bishop of Shippensburg and Cindi (companion, Chuck Hoyes) Bishop of Mt. Holly Springs, 10 grandchildren; Mike, Michelle, Amy, Chad, Joel, Ashley, Kaylee, Kendra, Ryan and Logan, two step grandchildren; Craig and Steven, 10 great-grandchildren with one more on the way, one step great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

Private graveside services will be held in the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery with military honors by Cumberland County Honor Guard.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association - Greater PA Chapter, 2595 Interstate Dr., Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110. 


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 God Bless you all,
 
 Deb Roush
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 Deepest Sympathy for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the Family
 
  Carolyn and John McCanna
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To the Bishop Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Growing up next door recalls many many fond memories. Please know that my prayers for you and my thoughts are with you.

Audrey Trussell
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ELSIE AND FAMILY
SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT BISH OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU

MAXINE LOY METZGER
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Sorry to hear of your loss.

Sue & Verne Hardenbrook
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Marlin M. Bishop

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
 
"Five Generations of Service"
 
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
 
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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