Arra M. Bishop


OAKLAND - Arra M. Bishop, 85, of Sam Snead Circle, Oakland, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Dennett Road Manor, Oakland.
Born in Lonaconing on Oct. 8, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Alban and Bessie (Ritchie) Bishop.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Gross and two nephews, Robert and Michael Gross.
A graduate of Central High School and Frostburg State College, Arra taught in Montgomery County Schools for thirty years. She received her Master's Degree from American University. She belonged to the Montgomery County Teachers Association, Maryland State Teachers Association and the National Educators Association. She was a life member of First Presbyterian Church, Lonaconing.
She moved to Oakland in 1985, where she resided with her sister, Anna Bishop whom she is survived by. She is also survived by her nephew, Lennie Gross and wife, Bari of Plainview, N.Y.
Family and friends will be received at Wilhelm Eakin Funeral Home, Lonaconing, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, from 10-11 a.m.
A funeral service will immediately follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. Thomas Morgan officiating.
Interment will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lonaconing.
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Published on February 11, 2019
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Linda (Michael) Brack
Feb 12, 2019
She was one of my mother's favorite persons, we all enjoyed our times at Deep Creek Lake.