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Virginia M. (Bishop) Broyan

April 10, 1930 ~ November 20, 2019 (age 89)


Virginia M. Broyan, 89, of Berwick, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Conyngham, April 10, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Meral (Miller) Bishop and spent the past 35 years in Berwick, Pennsylvania.

Virginia was a Homemaker and co-founder, along with her late husband of Faihopity Farms, Berwick. She was a member of St. Mary's RC Church, Berwick. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a fantastic cook, enjoyed hosting the family holiday meals, and enjoyed going for countryside rides.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband Robert, who passed away in 1994; a son Douglas, 1977; and sister Ruth Watkins.

Surviving are four children Elaine Broyan, Linda Broyan; Matthew Broyan and his wife Sandra (Renaud), and Benedict Broyan and his wife Bonnie (Renaud), all of Berwick; ten grandchildren, Christopher, Patrick, Mary, Katherine, Sarah, Benedict, Frank, Mark, R. Daniel, and Virginia, all of Berwick and Nescopeck; 19 great-grandchildren, a brother George Bishop, Drums; a sister Nancy Hargraves, Macedon, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held at the convenience of the family with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's R.C. Church, 1730 Fowler Ave, Berwick. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East) 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at

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Private Services

St. Mary's RC Berwick
1730 Fowler Ave.
Berwick, PA 18603

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