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Melinda "Mel" Kay (Holwager) Bishop

February 8, 1978 ~ May 17, 2020 (age 42)


Melinda “Mel” Kay Bishop, 42, of Orrville, died Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Akron City Hospital.

Melinda was born February 8, 1978 in El Paso, TX to Glenn R. and Patricia {Rowlett} Holwager.

She married Trent Bishop on June 21, 2014. 

Melinda was a homemaker and loved spending time with her kids. She also enjoyed going on motorcycle rides.

Melinda will be deeply missed by her husband; children Brian and Alex Smith; sisters Nancy (Andrew) Colvin of Columbus and Angela Jeanette of Tiffin; and several nieces and nephews.

Melinda was preceded in death by her parents and mother-in-law Ellen Bishop.

Private services will be held at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster with Pastor Johnny Bevan officiating. Online tributes may be made at  








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Private Services

Roberts Funeral Home - Sherwood Chapel
7067 Cleveland Rd PO Box 761
Wooster, OH 44691

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