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Longtime Hampton resident celebrates 100th birthday

| Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 12:54 p.m.
Barbara Bishop turned 100 years old on Oct. 5.
Barbara Bishop turned 100 years old on Oct. 5.

Barbara Bishop, who is a lifetime resident of the area, turned 100 years old this week. She was born Oct. 5, 1917 to Eugene and Josephine Boxberger.

When she was 3, the family moved to Hazel Street in the Shaler Flats. On May 26, 1948, she married Ocel F. Bishop (Lucky) and they lived at 122 Linden St.

They raised two children, Ruthann and Bruce. Barbara currently resides in Hampton Fields.

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