Marlin M Bishop 1950-2023

Marlin M Bishop, Jr., 72, of Shippensburg, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at his home with his wife and son by his side.

Born Wednesday, November 1, 1950 in Carlisle, he was a son of the late Marlin M. and Elsie Woodrow Bishop, Sr.

Marlin was a Vo-Tech Teacher at Carlisle High School and Harrisburg Vo-Tech. He also worked as a Technical Representative for Carlisle SynTec Systems, and Lowes in Shippensburg.

Marlin was a Penn State University Graduate, and an avid Penn State Football fan.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Patricia M. Heishman Bishop whom he married, May 14, 1988; one son Michael (wife Jen) Bishop; two grandsons, Cameron and Dyllan Bishop; one granddaughter, Morgan Bishop; siblings, Linda, Duane, Vickie, Jim, Lucinda “Sam”; several nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank ProMedica Hospice for the loving care and support given to Marlin and his family.

A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.



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John O Freeman 1935-2023

Mr. Freeman served with the 101st Airborne where he was stationed in France for 2 ½ years. He enjoyed woodworking, splitting wood and carpentry.

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