In memoriam

Anna Mae Bishop, 94 of Anza, California passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014, at Eisenhower Hospital in Rancho Mirage, Calif. She was born February 21, 1920, and was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Neal. Anna Mae met the love of her life, Roger Thomas Bishop and they were married for 72 years.

Anna Mae was a 50 year member of Bellflower Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. Before moving to Anza, she was involved with the Parks and Recreation Department in Bell, PTA president, and was a Girl Scout Leader. Wanting to continue her social involvement after moving to Anza, she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW, Thimble Club and Anza Valley Quilters.

Roger and Anna Mae enjoyed traveling to Mexico and Hawaii as well as many other locations in the US. They particularly enjoyed the historical areas of the east coast. Anna Mae loved the outdoors, particularly her rose garden, picking apples in her orchard, and canning fruit. She loved to be with family and friends, and was a real people person. Her family describes her as friendly, out going, with a good sense of humor, caring and loving. For all those that knew her she will be sorely


Surviving is her husband Roger T. Bishop; daughter Sharon Brown (Charles); grandchildren Daniel Brown (Emily), David Brown (Natalie), and Erin Brown-Kirk (Mark) and great-grandchildren, Valerie, Benjamin, and Audrey.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. with visitation at 10 a.m., on Friday, May 30 at McWane Family Funeral Home located at 350 N. San Jacinto St. Hemet, CA 92543. Interment will be at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA.

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