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Benjamin J. Bish

October 8, 1946 ~ December 18, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Benjamin Bish Obituary

Benjamin J, Bish, 77, of Mayport, died Monday, December 18, 2023 while at Jefferson Manor.

Born October 8, 1946 in Clarion, he was the son of the late Benjamin B. and Alice Shanafelt Bish.

He was a graduate of Redbank Valley School and a member of Cornerstone Church of God.

On February 10, 2021 in Ringgold, he married Geraldine Smith. She survives.

Prior to his retirement he had been employed as truck driver and mechanic. He was last employed by the Cadillac Museum in Brookville as a mechanic. 

He enjoyed tinkering on cars.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his son, Allan “Jess” Bish; his daughter, Darlene “George” Tanti; his sister, Ivy Bish; his 3 grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Those preceding him in death in addition to his parents were his 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

Furlong Funeral Home, 50 Broad St., Summerville was entrusted with the final arrangements for Mr. Bish.

A “Celebration of Life” will be scheduled for a later date.

Interment will be in Shannondale Union Cemetery, Redbank Township, Clarion County.

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