February 26, 1938 ‒ March 30, 2017
MaryEllen Kollin, age 79, of Bellville, died Thursday March 30, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on February 26, 1938 to Nicholas and Ruth (Barbee) Bishop Sr.
MaryEllen was a member of Resurrection Parish in Lexington. She enjoyed volunteering at the Renaissance Theater, American Red Cross, The Lexington and Ontario Senior Center’s. After many years of service she retired from Columbia Gas of Ohio. She loved working over the years with her daughter Kim at Black Cat Asphalt. MaryEllen enjoyed her bingo buddies and auction sales throughout the years. She and Kim would like to thank Hospice of North Central Ohio and their many friends for all the kindness shown and help with thoughtful prayers. Her motto was, ” Try to go out and meet a new friend everyday”.
Surviving are her children; a son, Ken (Carolyn) Kollin of Hereford, Texas; two daughters, Cynthia Kollin of Hilliard and Kim Kollin of Bellville; two brothers, Father Jerome Bishop of Cincinnati and Lawrence Bishop of Springfield.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters; Barbara Tom and Lillian Bishop, three brothers; Nicholas Bishop Jr., William Bishop and Robert Bishop.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Resurrection Parish in Lexington with Rev. Father Jerome Bishop as Celebrant. Friends may call at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. A private burial will be held at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 2131 Park Avenue West, Suite 400, Ontario, Ohio 44905 or the Bellville Fire Department, 470 Main Street, Bellville, Ohio 44813.
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