The passing of David Adelbert Bishop of Fredericton, NB occurred Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at the York Manor Care Home.
Born in Woodstock NB, he was the only son of Story and Beulah (Nixon) Crouse. As an infant he was adopted by Harold and Jennie (Fergurson) Bishop of Amherst, NB, where he lived his young life.
David was a graduate of Bethany Bible College in Yarmouth, NS. He spent fifteen years as an active clergyman with the Wesleyan Church, serving pastorates in Maine and NB. In 1974 he entered politics and became a member of the NB Legislative serving until 1989.
He is survived by his wife Helen (Gillespie), his daughter Angela and sons David (Gwen), Peter, Charles and John, 3 grandchildren, Tamzen Jackson, Tara Langlois and Colby Bishop and 4 great grandchildren, Garbiel, Sophia and Luke Jackson and Micah Langlois.
Mr. David Adelbert Bishop is resting at the Wesleyan Church, Blissfield on Thursday from 1 until the time of the funeral which will be held at 3 pm. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In his memory, donations to York Manor Care Center or the Blissfield Wesleyan Church Building fund would be appreciated.
Arrangements are in the care of Davidson’s Funeral Home, 622-7454 and online at www.davidsonsfh.com, your family-owned, family-operated funeral home.