Bertram 'Bert' Bishop
Bertram Stanley Bishop, 98, of the Jordan LifeCare Centre and formerly of Petitcodiac passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017 at his residence.
Born in Hillgrove, he was the son of the late Whitfield and Nettie (Cain) Bishop. Bert worked in maintenance at the Jordan Memorial Sanatorium until retirement. He was a member of the Petitcodiac Baptist Church, a veteran of World War II and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 41, Petitcodiac. He was also a member of the former Masonic Lodge F & AM 37 for sixty years and a Royal Arch Mason.
He is survived and sadly missed by his daughter Phyllis MacPherson (James) of Petitcodiac; grandchildren Sherry, Shannon and Shane MacPherson and Anita, Cynthia, Graeme and Barbi-Jo Bishop; six great grandchildren; sister Margaret Balzer (late William); daughter-in-law Mona Bishop and her children and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife the former Ruby Steeves, son William Bishop; sisters Eleanor Lewis, Lillian Hill, Frances Gillies, Katherine Pellegrino and Sadie Sprague; brothers E. Faye, Maurice, Rupert and Kenneth.
Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106 (372-4800) visiting will be Monday, December 18 from 7 to 9 pm and from where the funeral will be held in the chapel Tuesday, December 19 at 11 am with Rev. David Woodworth officiating. Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
If desired, memorials in Bert's memory to the Friends of the Jordan LifeCare Centre or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.