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Dorothy Bish

September 9, 1924 — July 1, 2020

July 1, 2020

DOROTHY BISH, 95 of Plymouth passed away Wednesday in the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, Plains Twp.

Born in Pittston she was the daughter of the late George and Isabelle (Trusa) Gush. She was a graduate of Plymouth High School class of 1943. After high school she entered the Navy and served during WWII. Prior to her retirement she was employed at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center for 20years. She was a member of All Saints Parish of Plymouth. She was a past commander of the Plymouth American Legion Post #463 and VFW Plymouth Memorial Post 1425 and served as the District 12 Commander of the American Legion.

She was preceded in death by a brother George Jr and sister Isabelle Gush, son Leonard Bish and granddaughter Christine Bish

Surviving are children Richard Bish, Kingston; Dorothyann Lapresi and her husband Dominic, Rochester, NY; Elmer Bish and his wife Beth, Texas; George Bish, Chicago; 7 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; nieces and nephews.

A Blessing service will be held Tuesday at 10am in the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming.

Interment will be in the St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Lehman Twp.

Friends may call Monday 4-7pm in the funeral home.

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