Brenda D. (Harris) Bishop, 55, of Templeton, died peacefully Friday, December 30, 2022, in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, after a long illness with her family by her side.
Born in Gardner on April 12, 1967, she was the daughter of Margaret J. (Sawyer) Harris of Templeton and the late Danny L. Harris. Besides her father, she was predeceased by her brothers, Shawn and Dwayne Harris.
Brenda devoted her life to taking care of others, from her children, grandchildren, her daycare kids, and her home care clients. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially during the holidays, where she treasured all the moments spent together. She loved creating crafts for fun and as gifts for her family. She spent most summers with her husband and dog at their log cabin in Maine. She was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church of Templeton.
Besides her mother, Brenda is survived by her husband of 39-years, Glen F. Bishop of Templeton; five daughters, Crystal Buell and her husband Gregory of Northborough, Danielle Hardy and her husband Steven of Orange, Teresa Canney and her husband David of Northborough, Brittany Bishop and her significant other Daniel Rosario of Worcester and Stacie Bishop and her husband Matthew Crossman of Farmington, CT; eight grandchildren, Gabriella, Landen, Ian, Carter, Carla, Chase, Junior, and Liam; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and her beloved pets; Jake and Jax.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, January 5, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA.
A Calling Hour will be held Thursday, January 5, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Liver Foundation, PO Box 299, West Orange, NJ 07052, or on their website at (www.liverfoundation.org). Please reference in memory of Brenda D. Bishop.