Virginia F. ‘Ginny’ Bishop

Virginia F. “Ginny” Bishop, 65, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 19, 2013, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.

She was born Aug. 26, 1947, in Steubenville, to Edward and Mary (Rawlins) Hoffman.

Survivors include four sons, Patrick Anderson, Dana (Michelle) Kidwell, John Kidwell and William Kidwell, all of Tiffin; a brother, Patrick (Karen) Rawlins of Columbus; five grandchildren, Lucian, Cierra, Cheylsie, Gage and Jadalyn; and an ex-husband, Dan (Dusty) Kidwell.

Preceding her in death were her parents; infant daughter, Loretta Elizabeth Bishop; brother, Eugene Albert; and a husband, Gene Anderson.

Ginny worked in various restaurants throughout her life including LnK, Secrets and Wymies and always greeted customers by name with an infectious smile. She was an amazing sister, mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed. She loved to take pictures of her grandchildren, as well as her flowers and the birds and squirrels that she enjoyed watching. She will be greatly missed, but we know that all who loved her will now have a new guardian angel with them always.

Her funeral will be noon Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424, with Senior Chaplain Cathy Balliet, MA, officiating. Burial will follow at Farewell Retreat Cemetery, Republic.

Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Seneca County or the American Lung Association.

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