Doris “Dee” Bishop, 72, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte.
She was born Oct. 10, 1941, in Hartford, Conn., to Antonio and Angelina Attenello.
Dee and her husband William moved to Port Charlotte in 1976 from England. She was a retired phlebotomist and worked in the Lab at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte for 20 years. At the hospital she was on the Patient Family Experience Team for years. Dee was a member of Port Charlotte United Methodist Church. At church she was member of the Choir, a former member of the Administrative Board, and a former teacher of the 5th Grade Sunday School Class. She volunteered at the Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Nursing Home in Port Charlotte.
Dee is survived by her loving family, including her husband of 52 years, William S. “Bill” Bishop of Port Charlotte; daughter, Maria Bishop of Seville, Tenn.; son, William G. Bishop of Seville; sister, Rosemarie Attenello of Hartford; brother, Richard Attenello of Homer, Alaska; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Bruce Bishop; sister, Lenore White; half-sister, Bertha Poole; and half-brother, Joseph Booker.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Port Charlotte United Methodist Church. The Rev. Brian James will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the guest book and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.