May 16, 2022

Benjamin F. Bishop


Benjamin F. Bishop, 94, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 13, 2022. Born in East Providence, he was a son of the late Lyman T. and Jeannette (Emerson) Bishop.

Ben was a graduate of East Providence High School and the University of Rhode Island. He was also an Army veteran of the Korean War. After his retirement from RCA as an electrical engineer, he spent many years at the family's summer home in Tiverton. His passion for many years was sailing.

He is survived by his nieces, Judy Grise and Joyce Kenney of Fort Myers, Florida and Diane Larocque of Hopkinton, MA. and his nephew, William Agnew of West Warwick. He also leaves many great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

Ben was the brother of the late Emerson Bishop, Evelyn Tiderman, Ralph Bishop, Virginia Thibodeau, Hope Bishop, Jeannette Cox, Gladys Agnew and Carolyn Larocque and uncle of the late David Thibodeau and Paul Thibodeau.
His funeral service will be private.

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