Helen B. Bishop


Helen B. Bishop, age 83, of Gloversville, died Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Wells Nursing Home, Johnstown.

She was born July 5, 1937, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Corley and Naomi Boyd Andrews. She attended Mount Carmel School, Gloversville, and was of Catholic faith.

Helen worked at the former family-owned Andrews Family Restaurant on East Fulton Street in Gloversville. She later owned and operated the former Helen’s Lunch on South Market Street in Johnstown for several years. Helen later worked at the Holiday Inn, Johnstown, for many years. She was a member of the Perth Fire Dept. Auxiliary.

Helen is survived by her husband of 63 years, Willard R. Bishop Sr.; a son, Willard R. Bishop Jr.; and a brother, Corley William Andrews of Florida. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters, Ruth Lemons and Joan DiScioscia.

There will no calling hours or services.

Cremation will take place in the spring at Parkview Cemetery Crematorium, Schenectady.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to St. John’s Episcopal Church Building Fund, 1 N. Market St., Johnstown, NY 12095.

Online condolences to the family may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.

By Paul Wager