Obituary of Faith E. Bishop
Faith E. Bishop, formerly of Port Austin, MI, age 88, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019. Faith was a life-long educator; first as a teacher and mother, and later as a commissioner with the Michigan State Tenure Commission. She led by example and touched the hearts of many with her kindness of spirit. Faith was an avid reader. She loved to quilt, garden, and lend a helping heart to those in need. Faith was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Harry W. Bishop. Born to Hope and Glen Wakefield in Huron County, MI, Faith had a sister, Joyce, and a brother, David, who also preceded her in death. Faith has a surviving daughter, Laurie and spouse, Mark, and a step-daughter, Debra. Her son, Scott, and step-sons, Mike and Tom preceded her in death as well. Faith and Harry enjoyed the company and love of many grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, the youngest of which she was able to meet a week before her passing. Honoring her wishes, cremation has taken place and private family services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Final arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services (formerly Reitz-Herzberg), 1550 Midland Rd., between State & Gratiot. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.