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Elizabeth A. "Bette" (Bishop) Pogany

January 6, 1944 ~ December 15, 2017 (age 73)

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Memorial Service
December 22, 2017

11:00 AM
Chapel Street Congregational Church
185 Chapel Street
Lincoln, RI 02865

East Providence – Elizabeth A. “Bette” (Bishop) Pogany of Riverside passed away peacefully Friday, December 15, 2017 at Miriam Hospital, Providence.

   Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Eloise (Dowell) Bishop and the late Howard S. Bishop, Sr., she had lived in Riverside for over 20 years.

   Bette was a secretary for the Public Defender’s Office for the State of Rhode Island for 20 years before retiring.

   She is survived by four brothers, Richard Bishop (Debra) of New Carlisle, OH, Harry Bishop (Suzanne) of North Smithfield, Charles Bishop of Foster and Donald Bishop (Patricia) of Chesapeake, VA; two sisters, Kathryn Wilson (Bruce) of Lincoln and Deborah Taylor of Cumberland; as well as several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was the sister of the late Howard S. Bishop, Jr.

   Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Service Friday, December 22, at 11 A.M. in Chapel Street Congregational Church, 185 Chapel Street, Lincoln. Her burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to Wounded Warrior Project ( would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit

Charitable donations may be made to:

Wounded Warrior Project
PO Box 758517, Topeka KS 66675-8517

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