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Marcia Jean (Straka) Bishop

January 12, 1947 ~ February 25, 2022 (age 75)

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Obituary

Marcia Jean Bishop, age 75 of Toronto passed away February 25, 2022 at the Carriage Inn of Steubenville.

She was born January 12, 1947 in Steubenville the daughter of the late George A. and Stephanie “Stella” (Radeski” Straka.

Marcia was a member of St. Francis Roman Catholic Church of Toronto where she belonged to the Catholic Women’s Club of the church and the Bereavement Committee of the church. She also loved to crochet and knit.

She was retired as a Civil Service Administrator for the Jefferson County Jobs and Family Services.

In addition to her parents, Marcia was preceded in death by her husband, Frank N. Bishop in 2005 and whom she married April 14, 1978 and sisters, Mary Ann VanKirk, Jane Voorhees and Eleanor Turick.

Marcia is survived by her daughter, Christal M.  Minor and husband Matthew of Highland Park, IL;

two sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; two nephews; six nieces; great grand nieces and great grand nephews; many cousins and her dog and cat “grandbabies”, She loved every one of them.

Visitation hours for Marcia will be held from 5 to 8 PM Thursday, March 3rd at the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto. A Vigil service will be held at 5 PM Thursday at the funeral home.

Additional visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the St. Francis Roman Catholic Church, corner of Findley Street and Euclid Avenue, Toronto. Funeral A Funeral Liturgy with Mass will follow at 10:30 AM with officiant the Reverend Father Thomas Vennitti. Interment will follow at the Fort Steuben Burial Estates, Wintersville.

Memorial contributions in memory may be made to the Jefferson County Humane Society, 200 Airport Access Rd., Wintersville, OH 43953 OR American Heart Association, 840 Southern Run, Youngstown, OH 44514 

To send condolences to the family, go to clarkefuneralhome.com

Marcia’s family requires masks be worn for those coming in for visitation at the funeral home and at the church. Please be respectful of their request.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 3, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clarke Funeral Home
302 Main St
Toronto, OH 43964

Vigil Service
Thursday
March 3, 2022

5:00 PM
Clarke Funeral Home
302 Main St
Toronto, OH 43964

Visitation
Friday
March 4, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Francis Roman Catholic Church
412 Findley Street
Toronto, OH 43964

Funeral Liturgy with Mass
Friday
March 4, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Francis Roman Catholic Church
412 Findley Street
Toronto, OH 43964

Donations

Jefferson County Humane Society
P.O. Box 233, Steubenville OH 43952

American Cancer Society
525 North Broad Street, Canfield OH 44406

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