Sylvia Aileen Bishop

February 09, 1925 ‒ March 18, 2016

Fredericktown, Ohio

Sylvia Aileen Bishop, age 91, of Fredericktown, Ohio, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 9, 1925 in Fredericktown, Ohio the daughter of Leland and Florence (Robinson) Ebersole. Upon graduating from Minnicks Beauty School, Aileen took a position with Marians Beauty Shop in Mansfield, Ohio. On March 8, 1947, Aileen married the love of her life, Walter Bishop and together they were devoted and loving parents, especially to their special needs daughter, Sherry. Aileen enjoyed taking care of her flower and vegetable gardens, knitting, crocheting, quilting and decorating cakes. She was a member of the Waterford Church of Christ, Wayne Grange and Middlebury Township Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children, Leland (Susan) Bishop of Milford, David (Linda) Bishop of Fredericktown and Belinda (Raymond) Litt of Fredericktown, nine grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren, two brothers, Richard (Judy) Ebersole of Fredericktown, Robert (Betty) Ebersole of Cochran, Georgia, two sisters, Ruth Reeder of Butler and Bonnie Hobson of Ashland.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Walter Bishop; her daughter Sherry Bishop; three brothers, Lloyd Ebersole, William Lewis Ebersole and C. Ernest Ebersole; and two sisters, Vivian Morris and Lillian Lower.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday beginning at 11 a.m. Mr. Joel Cassetto will be officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.

Memorial contributions in Aileen’s name may be made to the Waterford Church of Christ, 20545 Waterford Road, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.

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  • Belinda & family, you are in my thoughts & prayers. Your mom was a special person. Many memories of them with my dad & mom. Love, Jan Lashley

  • To the families , so sorry for the loss of your loved one , many blessings and prayers at this time of your sorrow.

  • Dear family, Aileen held a special place in my heart. She was always smiling. Although I am sure she had difficult and trying times in her life she let her light shine to the world with her smile. She made my wedding cake for me years ago and it was such a special gift because I knew it was made with love and best wishes. You have my deepest sympathy and will be in my thoughts and prayers. God be with you all, Diana Heller Benson

  • We are so sorry to read about Mrs. Bishop’s passing. She was such a sweet lady and will be sorely missed by family and friends. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Susan and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • I admired them both very much for their devotion to their special child. I am sure there is a special place place place in Heaven just for them. I didnt know them well but my husband Larry did. You have my deepest respect.

  • So sorry for your loss. Your mother was a special lady. Sending thoughts and prayers to you all. God bless and comfort you at this time.
    Nancy Alspach

  • So sorry for your loss. She is in a better place and with those who have gone ahead of her. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love to all,

    Sue Harwell

  • Our sincere condolence to you and your family.
    Thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Don & Leona Huggins

  • Belinda,
    I’m glad you introduced yourself the other day.
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.
    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Rest in Peace, Aileen. What a great lady with a great man for a husband. I was but a wee tyke growing up next to Walt and Aileen there on Quaker Road. I loved that Grandpa Leland, too, who lived with them.

    They were very kind to all of us Davis kids; we must have been a huge nuisance to them always hanging around, but they always made us feel welcome. They made some great homemade ice cream and Walt played monopoly for fun and to win! I learned a lot about how to be a tough competitor from playing against Walt.

    Great memories of Aileen and Walt- what a team and now back together forever!

    Roger & Jeannine Davis
    Palm Harbor, FL

    • Thank you so much! I agree, Dad was very competitive, especially when playing cards. Thanks for the memories!

  • At this time of loss may you know…
    His compassion, His grace, His love.
    May the love of God surround you during this time of Sorrow. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Soo sorry I was not able to make the calling hours for your Mom. I always thought she was one of the sweetest people I have ever known. She was always so friendly and smiling. Prayers and hugs to all of you.