Pat Bishop

FELTON - Patricia T. Bishop passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Harbor Healthcare in Lewes. She was the daughter of the late, Philip and Maria Thawley.

Patricia worked many jobs including, secretary at Felton High School, local IGA grocery store, and retiring as a cafeteria worker at the Caesar Rodney School. She was a member of the Felton United Methodist Church, Frederica Senior Center, and the "Happy Hour Gang" a division of the Delaware Family Campers Association.

Pat will always be remembered as a loving, caring, wife, mother, and grandmother.  She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Oscar Bishop Jr.; son, Michael (Celeste) Bishop; daughters, Debbie Bishop (friend, Don Spencer) and Brenda Pernol (friend, Paul Richard); four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and extended family.

Services for Pat were held Friday, December 11, 2020, at the Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Hwy.  Interment was at the Chester Cemetery, Chestertown, Md.

Pat joined the Felton Community Fire Company in 1990 and became a Life Member in 2015. You could count on seeing her in the kitchen helping with whatever needed to be done.  She was outgoing, loved helping in the kitchen and was a friend to all who knew her.  Her husband, Oscar, joined the FCFC in 1963 and is a 50+ year member.  He has served on the BoD.  Pat’s son, Mike, joined the FCFC in 1980 is an active Life Member.  He has served as a Secretary, Ambulance Captain and Ambulance Secretary.

This web site article was prepared on December 12, 2020 by Sandy Wood using information contained in Pat’s obituary published in the Delaware State News on December 8, 2020 and FCFC Auxiliary archive records.

Photo Of The Day

Hall Rental


  • Condition: scattered clouds
  • Temperature: 50o
  • Wind Speed: 7.78 mph

Recent Alarms

  • Sun Apr, 21 2024 @ 12:57

    Nature: Withheld

    Location: Felton

    Address: Indian Runner Rd and Berrytown Rd

    City: , DE

  • Sun Apr, 21 2024 @ 12:19

    Nature: Medical Emergency

  • Sun Apr, 21 2024 @ 06:11

    Nature: Alarms - Residential (Single)

    Location: Chimney Hill - Felton

    Address: 463 South Ember Dr

    City: , DE

  • Sat Apr, 20 2024 @ 20:45

    Nature: Medical Emergency