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Rosemarie (Capizzi) Bishop

May 19, 1934 ~ January 28, 2021 (age 86)



On Thursday evening, January 28, 2021, Rosemarie Bishop, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away at the age of 86.

Rosemarie was born in New Brunswick, New jersey to Ignazio & Antoinette Capizzi. She grew up and lived her entire life in the New Brunswick area where she later met her high school sweetheart James (Jim) Bishop. On September 30, 1954 Rosemarie and James were married. In 1962 Rosemarie and Jim moved to their forever home in Milltown, New Jersey. This is where they went on to raise their loving children, Brenda and Jimmy, spend cherishing moments and spoil their grandchildren and live out the rest of their days.  Rosemarie loved sailing and taking road trips with her husband. They owned a few different sailboats over the years and would spend a lot of time racing and cruising Barnegat Bay, and enjoying themselves. Rosemarie always had a great appreciation for fine jewelry and energetic, sometimes informative, dinner time conversations with her family. Her spitfire attitude and loving nature will be forever missed. Rosemarie was predeceased by her husband James Bishop Sr. and her son James Bishop Jr. Also predeceased by her mother Antoinette Capizzi, her father Ignazio Capizzi, her brothers Sam and Dominick Capizzi and her sisters Mary Tortajada and Marjorie Scafidi.

Rosemarie is survived by her beloved daughter Brenda Bishop Decher, her husband David Decher. Her cherished grandchildren Douglas Mahana, his wife Lauren, Allison McBride, Patrick McBride, Jesse Bishop and Monica Bishop and great grandchildren Rosalind and Lilian Mahana. Also, many many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are being made by Bronson and Guthlein funeral home in Milltown NJ.

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February 3, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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152 North Main St.
Milltown, NJ 08850

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