Joanne Bish

| April 8, 2013

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Joanne Bish, 68, of Coshocton, Ohio passed away at The Ohio State University Medical Center on Sunday April 7, 2013 after a sudden stroke. 

Joanne was born in Tiffin, Ohio on September 19, 1944 to the late William “Bill” and Kathryn (Miller) Sherman. She graduated from Tiffin Columbian High School in 1962 and attended Tiffin University. 

Joanne had worked for Pretty Products in Coshocton, sold insurance for Western and Southern Life and owned and operated the “Open Window” shop on Main Street in Coshocton for many years. She was also a member of The Presbyterian Church of Coshocton. 

Joanne is survived by her husband Robert L. “Bob” Bish who she married September 30, 1967; two sons Jim (Beth) Bish of Bluffton, Ohio and Michael (Cindy) Bish of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; five grandchildren, Emily and Lauren Bish, Ian Cameron, Caitlin and Aubrey Bish; two sisters Carol (Terry) Lovelady of Dallas, Texas and Pam (Jim) Woznicki of Perrysburg, Ohio; one brother Bill (Deb) Sherman of Tiffin; several nieces and nephews. 

Along with her parents, Joanne is preceded in death by her grandson Sam Bish. 

Friends may call at The Miller Funeral Home, 639 Main St., Coshocton on Thursday April 11, 2013 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM and one hour prior the service on Friday. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 10:00 AM with Rev. Jonathan T. Carlisle officiating. Interment will follow at 3:00 PM in Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Cemetery, Tiffin, Ohio. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Sam Bish Foundation, providing support for pediatric cancer families, envelopes will be available at the funeral home. 

An online memorial is located at

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