OSWEGO, NY – Carl A. Bishop, 84, of Scriba, passed away on Thursday March 7, 2013, in University Hospital, Syracuse.
Mr. Bishop was born in Oswego to the late Carl E. and Mary (McGraw) Bishop.
He attended Oswego schools and graduated from Oswego High School in 1948.
He was a US army veteran where he served in the 25th infantry division for two years in Korea.
He worked as a maintenance painter at SUNY Oswego for more than 27 years.
Carl was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Barbara (Teasley) Bishop; and his brothers, Donald, Robert, James and Thomas Bishop.
Carl is survived by his sister, Carol (Frank) Bartello of Oswego; and several nieces and nephews.
He enjoyed reading, gardening, hunting and spending time with family and friends.
Funeral services will be Monday 9 a.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.
Spring burial will be in Peck Cemetery, Scriba.
There will be no calling hours.
Contributions may be made in Mr. Bishop’s name to St. Mary’s Church Preservation Fund, 103 W. Seventh. St., Oswego, NY.