POUGHQUAG - Myron “Mickey” Bishko, 86, died on February 8, 2021 at home.
Born on August 16, 1934 in New York City, he was the son of John and Mary (Troc) Bishko. On August 31, 1957 at St. George’s Church in New York City, Myron married Catherine Tomashosky who predeceased him on December 26, 2019.
Myron proudly served our country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a parishioner of St. Brendan’s Church and St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church.
Myron had been self employed as a plumber. He was an avid bowler with quite a nice average to be proud of, he bowled well into is 80's. Following their retirement, Catherine and Myron moved to Calabash, NC where they made many long-time, special friends until recently returning to the area to be closer to their family.
Myron is survived by his children and their spouses, John and Jean Bishko of Poughquag, Steven and Carol Bishko of Poughquag, and Janice Bishko and her companion Dante Scirea of Newburgh; his grandchildren, Tianna, John, Kaara, Branden, Ericka, Brooke, Christopher, Sarah and Nicholas; his great-grandchildren, Tristan, Ava, Teagan, Audrey, Grady, Andrew, Maisie, and Sawyer; his sister, Ola Sawitsky; and many niece and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Robert Bishko on February 15, 1962.
Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4-7pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday at 10am at St. Denis Church, 602 Beekman Road, Hopewell Junction followed by interment in St. Denis Cemetery. PLEASE NOTE: In compliance with NYS guidelines, social distancing and face masks will be required.
The family would like to thank the staff of Hudson Valley Hospice in particular Kameko Green and Kristan Kilian, their kindness meant so much. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice.
Please visit Myron's Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.