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Updated: 11/17/2013 08:00:02AM

Doris Bishop

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Doris “Dee” Bishop, 72, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte.

She was born Oct. 10, 1941, in Hartford, Conn., to Rosario 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. Dee was a member of Port Charlotte United Methodist Church. At church she was member of the Choir, former member of the Administrative Board, and a former teacher of the fifth-grade Sunday school class. She volunteered at the Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Nursing Home in Port Charlotte.

Survivors include her loving family, including her husband of 52 years, William S. “Bill” Bishop of Port Charlotte; daughter, Bonnie Calhoun of Biloxi, Miss.; son, William G. Bishop of Seville, Tenn.; 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 to sign the guestbook and extend condolences to the family.

Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.

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