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Edward W. "Bish" Bishop, Jr.

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“I'm sorry to hear about Bish's passing. I'm very sorry for your loss. He was a great guy and I will miss him. We didn't know one another that well....Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: John Tarantino - MA - Friend

“We lost a great classmate. I still remember our happy days at SHS class of 1962. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Ellen Randlov - Stoughton, MA

“Fran, Eddie and Family,I am so sorry for your loss. Bish was the best office neighbor I could ask for. He always made me laugh and always asked...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa Androski - West Bridgewate, MA

“Please except our condolences on the loss Edward. Love Carol Bishop & Ryan Monahan ( Tiger's wife & Stepson ) ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Ryan Monahan - BROCKTON, MA - Son

“Another added to the Bishop Family Reunion in Heaven. So grateful for the memories of Teddy at our reunions, a definite life of the party, a shining...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Lee (Jefferson)-Gamache - Hanson, MA

“Dear Fran, I know words can only comfort you during this difficult time. I am truly heartsick for your loss. I'm sure your family will be by your...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Mekler - Raynham, MA

“Bish,You will never be forgotten not just as a mentor to me, but also a good friend. You always made people smile and laugh with your wit and jokes....Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Norman Cornacchini - Abington, MA

“Eddie, I am very sorry for the loss of your Dad. Prayers to you and your family. Hang in there Pal. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Tim Morrissey - Easton, MA

“My deepest sympathies to all the family. I have many years of memories of Bish and my heart goes out to you all. Have courage. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Stephanie Hoffman - North Easton, MA

“RIP Herm!! Your support and advice will never be forgotten. Thank you for everything. You will be missed. God Bless you!!!! ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Victor Romeiro - Easton, MA

“Francine So very sad for you and your family in this heartbreaking loss of such a caring and industrious guy. To me he was always cousin "Teddy"...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Weiler - Stoughton, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss! Sending prayers to your whole family during these tough times. He was a great guy and I know he will be watching over...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Randi Elasowich - Manhattan Beach, CA

“Dear Fran and family, I am so sorry to hear about Bish passing. In all the years that I worked for Brian and Jeanne, he was always so nice to me and...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Jean Kingsbury (Schryver) - MA


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STOUGHTON---Edward West Bishop Jr. "Bish" 75, of Stoughton, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded in love by his family on April 16, 2020. He was the loving husband and best friend to Francine (Fitzpatrick) Bishop for 54 years.

He was the devoted son of the late Edward West Bishop, Sr. and Ellen (Hines) Bishop. He was the cherished father to Suzanne Irvine, and her husband Brian of Raynham, Laurie Bishop of Raynham and Edward West Bishop III and his wife Carey of Easton. He was the best Grampie to Ryan, Chad and Chelsea Irvine, Sydney, Miles, and Cameron Abrams, and Edward West IV, and Emerson Lilly Bishop. Beloved brother to Deborah Ruggiero and her husband Brandison as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Bish was a SHS graduate "Class of 1962." He attended Wentworth Institute and was a well-known talented mason for many years.

Edward was the Vice President of Construction at D'angelo, Inc. for 44 years, where he built over 300 sandwich shops and multiple properties.

He and his son founded "Bishops Boxing", the areas first fitness boxing gym. In his younger years he was an avid outdoorsman and NASCAR fan. Bish was on a pit crew team that worked on many race cars. He had some good times boating and traveling with great friends. He loved boxing and attending his kids and grandkids events. You would often find him working on his kids houses and landscaping their yards. Bish was the life of the party, a great story teller, and jokester.

He was Santa Claus to his grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Bish was old school, he didn't like "facebook", " facetime", or "downtime." He loved working and providing for his family who were his proudest accomplishments. Bish loved gardening, his children would often wake to find fresh veggies on their front steps. He made the best chicken wings and ribs ever! Bish enjoyed many trips up North, especially with his wife and vacationing with his family and grandkids at Point Sebago. Bish was the most generous man, who would give you the shirt off his back. He had a heart of gold and he will be missed forever. Bish fought hard in the last round of his life, like a true Champion.

Donations in Edward's memory can be made to his favorite charities The Jimmy Fund www.jimmyfund.org PO Box 849168, Boston, MA. 02284-9168 and or The Genesis Foundation 60 Temple Place, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA. 02111 www.thegenesisfoundation.org

Due to Federal & State Emergency concerning Covid-19 funeral services are private. A celebration of Bish's Life will be held at a later date and time to be announced. For condolences visit www.kanefuneralhome.com