Cathy Bish, 60

Catherine “Cathy” M. Bish, 60 of Pioneer, formerly of Canton, Ohio passed away on Monday, February 24th at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.  Cathy was born on September 24, 1953 in Canton to Zygmunt and Rozalia (Klummer) Weglarz.  She graduated from Timken High School in Canton in 1973.  On August 21, 1976 she married David E. Bish in Canton and he survives.

While in Canton Cathy worked at several restaurants as a cook.  Until recently she was a cook and a housekeeper at the Ramada Inn and the former Holiday Inn in Holiday City.  Cathy was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Morgus, Ohio.

Cathy not only loved her entire family very deeply, but also had a great love for her friends.   She is survived by her husband David of 37 years, 2 sets of twin children, Christopher (Stacy) Bish of Columbus, Indiana, Melinda (Chuck) Fugate of Hazard, Kentucky, Jonathon (Gabby) Bish of North Judson, Indiana and Valerie (Tyler) Sargent of Huntington, Indiana; two brothers Bruno (Sandra) Weglarz of Canton, and Zygmunt (Josie) Weglarz of North Canton, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation for Cathy will be on Wednesday, February 26th from 4-8 pm at the Thompson Funeral Home in Pioneer with a Rosary Service to be recited at 7:30pm.  A funeral Mass will be on Thursday at 11am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montpelier with Father Jim Halleron to officiate.  Interment will follow at Floral Grove Cemetery in Pioneer.  Donations may be made to the National Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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