Clifford Bishop, Retired Principal, Dies at 85

Visiting hours are Thursday for Clifford E. Bishop, former principal of Norwood Avenue Elementary School, who died Dec. 23. He was 85.

He served as principal for more than 25 years.

Visiting is at the Nolan Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Avenue, Northport, Thursday, 2-5 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Mass Friday, 10 AM, St. Philip Neri Church, Northport. Interment to follow at Calverton National Cemetery.

 He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret. He was the father of Bruce (Chantal) Bishop, Mary Ann (Richard) Duryea, Joan (Stephen) Perrone, and Kelly (Terrance) Motherway. Cherished grandfather of Sean, Matthew, Julie, Jillian, Anthony, Jack, Declan, and Maggie. He was the twin brother of Robert (the late Ellie) Bishop, and  brother of Virginia (the late Billy) Killoran, Dorothy (Arthur) Capeci, George (Kathy) Bishop, and the late Warren (Mary) Bishop.

IIn his memory, donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research would be appreciated. 

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