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Gregory Bishop

Gregory A. Bishop

Saturday, May 10th, 1947 - Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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Gregory Alan Bishop, of Poughkeepsie, NY, passed away at his home on Sunday March 22, 2020. Greg or “Pop Pop” as he was affectionately known by his grandkids, was born May 10th, 1947 to Norman Bishop and Florence Post Bishop in Binghamton, NY. He spent his entire life here in the Hudson Valley, growing up in Mahopac, Wappingers Falls and Poughkeepsie, NY. He graduated from Roy C. Ketcham High School in 1965. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Adelphi University in 1969. He was drafted into the US Army in 1970. He married Wanda Mead Bishop on November 28, 1970 at Vassar Chapel. He spent a vast majority of his career working at Vassar Brothers Hospital. While he was trained as a respiratory therapist, he began his career as an orderly eventually working his way up to Vice President of Professional Services. He was an avid golfer and played up until the last year of his life. In addition to his wife, he is survived by: his son Todd and his wife Laura of Saratoga Springs, NY; his son Matthew and his wife Carly of North Haven, CT; the pride and joy of his later years, his two grandsons Henry Carl and Hudson Gregory, with a third grandson on the way. He is also survived by his sister Karen Bishop Pilner of Carmel, NY as well as several sister and brother in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by his parents and his brother Kenneth. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you donate to one of Greg’s favorite charities: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the ASPCA. The family is planning a celebration of life gathering once the current health crisis abates. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wm. G. Miller & Son FH, Inc. If you wish to send an online condolence please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com
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Rich Colesanti

Posted at 12:29pm
Wanda and family. Very sorry to learn about Greg. After working with him for eleven years at Vassar, I describe him as a true gentleman. Our deepest condolences. Rich Colesanti
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Denise

Posted at 08:39am
Dear Wanda,
I was so sorry to read of Greg's passing. I wish you and your family peace.
Denise Eve
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Robert McKee

Posted at 04:08pm
Dear Wanda, I am so sorry for your loss of Greg. He was always calm and competent and gentlemanly and an asset to the hospital. Sincerely, Bob Mckee
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Bruce D Chipkin

Posted at 08:46am
I have such fond memories of Greg, both professionally and personally. He had such a gentle, yet effective, managerial style and his ability to empathize and connect with patients and families left his peers with an inspiring standard to emulate. I will always remember the fun exchanges of "competitive ribbing" at our annual surgical services golf outing that invariably served as a major incentive for competition. I know how difficult it is to lose a loved one in normal circumstances, but I cant imagine the added grief you are going through given the surreal world events we are all struggling to understand. Try and take solace in all of the fond family memories that Greg inspired. And take special pride in the example that he set as a caring, loving and compassionate human being.
Much love,
Bruce and Megan Chipkin
 

Ruth Hart Posted at 06:57pm

Dear Todd, I’m so sorry for your loss. I did not know your father, but I knew the son he raised. As a 6 th grader I could see the man you would be. That is a testament to the character of your father and mother. Times like these are never easy, but know that the hole in your heart, while never completely healing, will fill over time with loving memories of the times you shared together. Ruth Hart, Hagan School, years ago
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